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Posted on: August 5, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Update - Fire Situation - August 5 - 12 Hours

Fire Update Fire Station August 5 2021

Thursday, August 5, 2021

13 Hours

Please note: we will be updating the White Rock Lake fire, which is affecting Falkland, in a separate post.

Two Mile Fire 

  • The fire continues to burn in the direction away from the community.
  • No significant growth has been observed in the past 24-hours.
  • Highway 97A is being reopened to traffic this afternoon.

Crazy Creek Gorge FSR Fire

  • The fire growth expanded mostly to the Northwest, away from the seasonal structures.
  • Fire size is still mapped at 2,446 hectares.
  • Crews including a contingent of local CSRD firefighters, will be setting up Structural Protection Units over the next several days in the area at Queest and Pete Martin Bay.

Hunakwa Lake Fire

  • The fire continues to be estimated at 2,700 hectares.
  • The fire is actively being fought by 22 firefighters with two helicopters, as well as structure protection efforts that include sprinklers, and local firefighters.
  • Evacuation Orders and Alerts are unchanged.

Three Valley Lake

  • The fire remains very slow growing
  • An Evacuation Order for the Three Valley Gap Chateau has been downgraded to an Evacuation Alert.

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