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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.
Friday, September 15, 2017 10:48 AM
Due to recent changes in weather and fire behaviour, the closure of the Rocky Mountain Forest District will be rescinded effective at noon Pacific time on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017.
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.
Monday, September 11, 2017 5:41 PM
The BC Wildfire Service reminds the public that the operation of any off-road vehicle for recreational or hunting purposes on Crown land remains prohibited within the Southeast Fire Centre.
Friday, September 8, 2017 11:05 AM
Effective immediately, areas beyond 50 metres of developed portions of Kikomun Creek Provincial Park and Premier Lake Provincial Park are closed to the public.
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 4:49 PM
The BC Wildfire Service is reminding the public that there are a number of restrictions within the Southeast Fire Centre.
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 11:05 AM
The current hot, dry and windy conditions have caused an increase in fire behaviour for some modified response fires burning in the east Kootenay.
Monday, September 4, 2017 6:55 PM
The public is reminded that a number of road closures and area restrictions are in effect throughout the Southeast Fire Centre.
Monday, September 4, 2017 3:35 PM
The increased wind activity experienced in the Southeast Fire Centre, paired with the hot and dry conditions continuing in the region, has resulted in an increase in fire behaviour.