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Wednesday, October 30, 2019 8:15 AM
People are invited to an engagement session in Castlegar on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, to have their say on how best to encourage farming and protect farmland throughout British Columbia.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 12:35 PM
The BC Wildfire Service, in partnership with the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, is planning to conduct a 63-hectare prescribed burn approximately seven kilometres north of Midway in the Centre Hill/Ingram Creek area.
Friday, August 31, 2018 5:25 PM
The BC Wildfire Service reminds the public that they must stay clear of firefighting aircraft collecting water from Lower Arrow Lake and Upper Arrow Lake, in response to the Syringa Complex wildfires burning about 17 kilometres northwest of Castlegar.
Sunday, August 19, 2018 9:25 AM
Weather permitting, the BC Wildfire Service will be conducting planned ignitions on the Meachen Creek wildfire located within the Meachen Creek drainage, approximately 10 kilometres southwest of St. Mary Lake in the Southeast Fire Centre.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 7:00 PM
There have been 85 new wildfire starts in the Southeast Fire Centre since Aug. 11, 2018, 16 of which are in the Invermere Fire Zone and Cranbrook Fire Zone.
Monday, June 11, 2018 4:33 PM
The BC Wildfire Service is planning to burn about 25 piles of wood debris in the Slocan Valley, about three kilometres south of Silverton.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 5:50 PM
The recent downturn in the weather has decreased the number of new wildfire starts and reduced aggressive wildfire behaviour in the Southeast Fire Centre. Initial attacks on new wildfires have been successful.
Monday, September 18, 2017 5:15 PM
Due to decreased fire activity, cooler weather and recent progress made by firefighting crews, regional districts in the Southeast Fire Centre and the BC Wildfire Service have made some changes to existing area restrictions and evacuation alerts.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 5:51 PM
With hot and dry conditions continuing in the East Kootenay region, the BC Wildfire Service is anticipating an increase in new wildfire activity and is monitoring growth on existing fires in the region today.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 5:15 PM
The BC Wildfire Service is reminding the public that the operation of off-road vehicles (ORVs) and all motorcycles for recreational purposes on Crown land continues to be prohibited throughout the Southeast Fire Centre.