Largest Fires of 2018

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Largest Fires of 2018

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We aren't in danger of cracking the top 5, but the season is still early.

Larges fires of 2018 (as of July 24th) with the Interface Fires marked in RED.

Beatton River located 823 km from Kelowna started on May 22, 2018 is Under Control with a size of 21795 hectares

3 Km SE of Muskwa located 988 km from Kelowna started on May 21, 2018 is Under Control with a size of 4793 hectares
13 miles NE Helmut Airstrip located 1074 km from Kelowna started on Jun 21, 2018 is Being Held with a size of 3463 hectares
Comstock Lake located 504 km from Kelowna started on Jun 21, 2018 is Under Control with a size of 2700 hectares
Allie Lake located 170 km from Kelowna started on May 23, 2018 is Under Control with a size of 2700 hectares

Kahta Creek located 874 km from Kelowna started on May 22, 2018 is Out with a size of 1700 hectares
Tommy Lakes Road located 815 km from Kelowna started on May 22, 2018 is Out with a size of 1700 hectares
Mt Eneas located 27 km from Kelowna started on Jul 17, 2018 is Out of Control with a size of 1516 hectares
Snowy Mountain located 93 km from Kelowna started on Jul 17, 2018 is Out of Control with a size of 1360 hectares
Nelson Forks located 1129 km from Kelowna started on Jun 17, 2018 is Being Held with a size of 1300.01 hectares

Kloch Lake located 686 km from Kelowna started on Jun 20, 2018 is Under Control with a size of 1055 hectares
6 miles north of Peggo A/S located 1060 km from Kelowna started on Jun 22, 2018 is Under Control with a size of 726 hectares
Milligan Hills located 846 km from Kelowna started on May 21, 2018 is Out with a size of 700 hectares
Muddy Lake Road located 1180 km from Kelowna started on May 5, 2018 is Under Control with a size of 612 hectares
East Shuswap Rd located 102 km from Kelowna started on Jul 12, 2018 is Under Control with a size of 545 hectares

Muskwa River located 986 km from Kelowna started on May 21, 2018 is Being Held with a size of 542 hectares
Muskwa River located 934 km from Kelowna started on May 9, 2018 is Out with a size of 530 hectares
Xusum Creek located 225 km from Kelowna started on May 23, 2018 is Under Control with a size of 483 hectares
Placer Mountain located 105 km from Kelowna started on Jul 17, 2018 is Out of Control with a size of 434 hectares

Goode's Creek located 20 km from Kelowna started on Jul 17, 2018 is Out of Control with a size of 400 hectares
Dog Creek Trail located 582 km from Kelowna started on Jul 17, 2018 is Being Held with a size of 378 hectares
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When they foul up the distances so badly, it makes me wonder how accurate the rest of it is
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dogspoiler wrote:When they foul up the distances so badly, it makes me wonder how accurate the rest of it is

Crap... good catch! Fixed now... I think. Distances are from city hall to the point where the fire started, as the crow flies.
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The Snowy Mountain wildfire near Keremeos has grown dramatically to 6,125 hectares, driven by high winds, once again making it the largest uncontrolled blaze in B.C.


https://www.castanet.net/news/Penticton ... t-6-600-ha
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Re: Largest Fires of 2018

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1) Tweedsmuir Park =266445.69 hectares

2) N of Johnny Creek =156775 hectares

3) Alkali Lake =118647 hectares
4) Lutz Creek =100779 hectares

5) Shovel Lake =91253 hectares

6) Tesla lake =87684.96 hectares
7) Nadina Lake =86085 hectares

8) Verdun =65719 hectares

9) West of Silver Lake =23042 hectares
10) Beatton River =21795 hectares
11) Chutanli Lake =20200 hectares

12) Snowy Mountain =17670 hectares

13) Klinaklini Lake =16919.6 hectares

14) 15 miles E of Kotcho Lake =14325 hectares

15) North Baezaeko =13433.1 hectares

16) Cool Creek =12685 hectares
17) W of Shag Creek =12322.4 hectares

18) Klastline River =11012 hectares
19) Schaft Creek =11000 hectares

20) W Babine River =10851 hectares
21) Bald Face Mountain =10687 hectares
22) Hugh Allen Creek =10622 hectares

23) Monarch Mountain =9967.6 hectares
24) Meachen Creek =9113 hectares

25) East of Blackwater River =8277.5 hectares
26) North of Tezzeron Lake =8245 hectares
27) 500 N of Cheslaslie Arm =8196 hectares
28) Bower Creek =8000 hectares

29) Wild Goose Lake =7228 hectares

30) Blazed Creek =6798 hectares

31) 3 Km SE of Muskwa =4793 hectares
32) N of Tzenzaicut Lake =4636 hectares
33) Silver Skagit - modified response =4600 hectares

34) 13 miles NE Helmut Airstrip =3593 hectares

35) Deer Creek =3420.7 hectares

36) Cross River =3015 hectares
37) Kechika/Red Rivers =3000 hectares

38) Gromet Hill =2940 hectares
39) Bishop River #3 =2900 hectares

40) Comstock Lake =2700 hectares
41) Allie Lake =2700 hectares

42) Sakeniche =2497 hectares
43) Juliet Creek =2432 hectares

44) Bloom/Wickman =2392 hectares
45) Placer Mountain =2372 hectares
46) Cutoff Mountain =2367 hectares
47) Syringa Creek =2364.9 hectares
48) Blacktail Mountain =2363 hectares

49) Purvis Lake =2290.3 hectares

50) Torkelsen Lake =2082 hectares
51) Sage Creek-Modified Response =2007 hectares
52) Morrison Mainline =2000 hectares

53) Bulldog Mountain =1912.8 hectares

54) Mt Eneas =1790 hectares
55) Kahta Creek =1700 hectares
56) Tommy Lakes Road =1700 hectares

57) Tsayta Lake =1600 hectares <----- this name looks familiar

58) Mount Dickson =1558 hectares
59) Fall Creek =1500 hectares

60) Wilderness Lake =1386.16 hectares
61) Mabel Creek =1370.4 hectares
62) Goode's Creek =1370.3 hectares
63) Sicintine River =1345 hectares
64) Whitetail Creek =1334 hectares

65) Horsefly Lake =1255 hectares
66) Nelson Forks =1212 hectares

67) Randal Creek =1169 hectares
68) Old Tom Creek =1130 hectares
69) Phughat Mtn =1110 hectares
70) Southgate River =1100 hectares

71) Tahsish Lake #2 =1070 hectares
72) Kloch Lake =1055 hectares
73) Northwest of Mahood Lake =1050 hectares
74) McKian Creek-Monitor Only =1045 hectares
75) Coal Creek FSR =1030 hectares
76) Roaring River Valley =1000 hectares

77) Artlish River #1 =981 hectares
78) Spring Creek Canyon =905 hectares

79) Orford River =873 hectares
80) Harris Creek FSR =858 hectares
81) Grouse Creek =848 hectares
82) 55 km on East Canoe =803 hectares
83) Espinosa Tower =800 hectares

84) Iron Lake #2 =779 hectares
85) Baird Lake =767 hectares
86) Bull River =760 hectares
87) Mt O'Leary =744 hectares
88) 6 miles north of Peggo A/S =726 hectares
89) Lost Dog # 1 =714 hectares
90) McArthur Creek =703 hectares
91) Dave Henry Drainage =700 hectares
92) Milligan Hills =700 hectares

93) Mt Baldur =675 hectares
94) Elbow Lake =662 hectares
95) Nichyeskwa Creek =656 hectares
96) Gottfriedsen Mountain =642 hectares
97) Shannon Creek =624 hectares
98) Loon Lake FSR =609 hectares
99) Pope FSR =600 hectares
100) North Osilinka River =600 hectares
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