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Fire Philpot and 33

Re: Fire Philpot and 33

Postby seewood » Aug 31st, 2017, 10:58 am

Many of these fire burning in the province will be smoldering this winter with two feet of snow on them..
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Re: Fire Philpot and 33

Postby Glacier » Aug 31st, 2017, 11:10 am

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Re: Fire Philpot and 33

Postby Woodenhead » Aug 31st, 2017, 1:06 pm

Evacuation alert area changes
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 12:25pm
Philpott Road Fire

With progress made on the wildfire at 30% containment, the Evacuation Alert area has been adjusted.

Residents on evacuation alert should be prepared to leave their homes again on short notice, if fire conditions change. A detailed map showing the affected properties is available at http://www.cordemergency.ca/map.

Properties on Evacuation Alert include:
10201 HWY 33 E
10509 HWY 33 E
10623 HWY 33 E
10710 HWY 33 E
10720 HWY 33 E
10737 HWY 33 E
10740 HWY 33 E
10750 HWY 33 E
10751 HWY 33 E
10780 HWY 33 E
10863 HWY 33 E
10874 HWY 33 E
10879 HWY 33 E
10993 HWY 33 E
11001 HWY 33 E
11100 HWY 33 E
11103 HWY 33 E
11231 HWY 33 E
11250 HWY 33 E
11361 HWY 33 E
11480 HWY 33 E
11481 HWY 33 E
11484 HWY 33 E
11490 HWY 33 E
11491 HWY 33 E
11500 HWY 33 E
11501 HWY 33 E
11600 HWY 33 E
11601 HWY 33 E
11700 Greystokes Rd
11800 Greystokes Rd
11900 Greystokes Rd
12025 Greystokes Rd
12280 Greystokes Rd
12300 Greystokes Rd
12310 Greystokes Rd
12326 Greystokes Rd
12342 Greystokes Rd
12447 Greystokes Rd
12458 Greystokes Rd
12474 Greystokes Rd
12490 Greystokes Rd
11251 Thelwell Rd
11365 Thelwell Rd
11370 Thelwell Rd
11371 Thelwell Rd
11401 Thelwell Rd
11150 Three Forks Rd
11200 Three Forks Rd
11211 Three Forks Rd
11251 Three Forks Rd
11300 Three Forks Rd
11400 Three Forks Rd
11481 Three Forks Rd
11493 Three Forks Rd
11505 Three Forks Rd
12491 Three Forks Rd
12521 Three Forks Rd
12530 Three Forks Rd
12531 Three Forks Rd
12641 Three Forks Rd
12751 Three Forks Rd

All other properties previously on alert have now been rescinded.

No changes have been made to properties on evacuation order. Properties on Evacuation Order include: 310 – 1495 Philpott Rd
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Re: Fire Philpot and 33

Postby ferri » Sep 1st, 2017, 4:09 pm

“When someone is nasty or treats you poorly, don't take it personally. It says nothing about you, but a lot about them.” ― Michael Josephson

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Re: Fire Philpot and 33

Postby ferri » Sep 3rd, 2017, 10:29 am

“When someone is nasty or treats you poorly, don't take it personally. It says nothing about you, but a lot about them.” ― Michael Josephson
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Re: Fire Philpot and 33

Postby ferri » Sep 3rd, 2017, 3:59 pm

“When someone is nasty or treats you poorly, don't take it personally. It says nothing about you, but a lot about them.” ― Michael Josephson
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Re: Fire Philpot and 33

Postby Woodenhead » Sep 4th, 2017, 11:18 am

Philpott Road Fire orders change to alerts: News Release No. 23

Effective 11 a.m. today, the remaining seven evacuation orders for the Philpott Road Fire have been downgraded to evacuation alerts and five other properties on “Our Road” have been removed from evacuation alert.

The following Evacuation Orders have been rescinded and are now Alerts:

1120 Philpott Road
1230 Philpott Road
1231 Philpott Road
1330 Philpott Road
1350 Philpott Road
1470 Philpott Road
1495 Philpott Road

And the following Evacuation Alerts have been rescinded:

10710 HWY 33 E
10720 HWY 33 E
10740 HWY 33 E
10750 HWY 33 E
10780 HWY 33 E

Everyone can come home now! :130:
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Re: Fire Philpot and 33

Postby just popping in » Sep 4th, 2017, 11:52 am

Wonderful news, although still stressful being on alert but you are home!!! :up:
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Re: Fire Philpot and 33

Postby Glacier » Sep 12th, 2017, 9:43 am

The fire is no longer a wildfire of note. Several other fires in BC have been taken off the list of "wild fires of note" including the Precipice fire in the Coastal Fire Centre. The same cannot be said in the East Kootenays where fires are going crazy. The Kenow Mountain fire in the southeast corner has exploded overnight to spread 20km into Alberta. Unlike the Okanagan and Cariboo, this area is one of the windiest places in Canada.
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Re: Fire Philpot and 33

Postby Drip_Torch » Sep 12th, 2017, 11:00 am

Holy crap, exploded indeed. Always knew Waterton was a when, not an if. I remember just being horrified some days, after taking the wind readings - apparently yesterday was one of those days. Hopefully it stays out the valley, but it doesn't look good.

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