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Coldstream Creek

Postby madadam » Jul 20th, 2015, 6:07 pm

UPDATE: Crews and aircraft are responding to a new lightning-caused wildfire, west of Coldstream Creek, 15 kilometres southeast of Ashcroft and north of Highway 97C.

This fire is growing quickly and exhibiting aggressive fire behaviour. Hot, dry conditions and strong winds are challenging fire suppression efforts. The wildfire is estimated at 100 hectares and does not currently pose a threat to any communities. It is zero per cent contained.

For further information: http://bcwildfire.ca/hprScripts/Wildfir ... asp?ID=558

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Re: Coldstream Creek

Postby Frisk » Jul 20th, 2015, 6:22 pm

Estimated at 600 hectares now.
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Re: Coldstream Creek

Postby Frisk » Jul 20th, 2015, 7:05 pm

An evacuation alert has been issued by the Thompson-Nicola Regional District in response to the Coldstream Creek wildfire.

The fire is burning between the villages of Ashcroft and Logan Lake, north of Highway 97C.

The fire is said to pose an imminent threat to people and property, according to the regional district.

The evacuation alert affects all properties on North Road and Landon Road, as well as 4515 and 4525 Highway 97C.

Residents will be given as much advance warning as possible prior to the need for an evacuation. However, they may receive limited notice due to changing conditions.
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