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Friday, August 3, 2018 5:42 PM
There have been 75 new wildfire starts in the Southeast Fire Centre over the past 48 hours, as a result of recent and ongoing lightning in the region.
Monday, July 30, 2018 2:00 PM
In the interest of public safety, the BC Wildfire Service is temporarily closing a portion of the Beaverfoot Forest Service Road near the Whitetail Creek wildfire, which is burning just outside Kootenay National Park and about 40 kilometres north of Radium Hot Springs.
Saturday, July 28, 2018 5:25 PM
Several fires are burning throughout the Southeast Fire Centre as a result of the recent and ongoing lightning activity in the region.
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 5:45 PM
The BC Wildfire Service is responding to the Beards Creek wildfire, located approximately 5 kilometres north of Parson and Hwy 95, and approximately 34 kilometres southeast of Golden.
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 2:01 PM
Effective at noon Pacific time on Thursday, July 26, 2018, campfires will be prohibited throughout the Southeast Fire Centre, to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety.
Monday, July 23, 2018 3:15 PM
BC Wildfire Service staff were forced to temporarily halt air operations on the Wilson Creek wildfire on Sunday, July 22, 2018, due to people operating unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs, or “drones”) above the fire.
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 9:15 AM
Effective at noon (Pacific time) on Friday, July 6, 2018, Category 2 open burning will be prohibited throughout the Southeast Fire Centre’s jurisdiction.
Monday, June 18, 2018 11:15 AM
More students in the Kootenays will soon have access to training to become early childhood educators, thanks to an expansion of the program at Selkirk College.
Friday, June 8, 2018 2:32 PM
The BC Wildfire Service is planning to conduct an 8.5-hectare prescribed burn in the Keen Creek area, about 15 kilometres west of Kaslo.
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 8:00 AM
“The first thing I remember is that it was a big, warm house with food on the table. I remember looking into the pantry and it was full of food. It was hard for me to imagine that such a place even existed.”