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They are all quarantining in Richmond, B.C.
129 homes in the vicinity of the fire are no longer under an evacuation alert
Helicopters haven’t been able to fight fire recently due to low visibility
Up to 147 firefighters, 10 helicopters now being used to fight the fire
The fire near Castlegar was discovered on Sept. 7
Evacuation alert and area restriction remains in place
Six fires are burning in the Winlaw area
This technology could assist with future firefighting operations
‘Larger open burns pose an unnecessary risk and could detract from wildfire detection’
Stepping up prescribed burns is part of the provincial strategy
Many of the largest fires likely won’t be doused until the spring.
The Harrop Creek fire received 10 to 15 mm of rain over the weekend
Jim Mullaly was one of many Nelway evacuees to go through the evacuation centre in Salmo Saturday.
There were 17 new fires started on Sunday