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Current EOC

Okanagan Falls Interface WildFire

Update 1000 hrs. August 22, 2016

Forest Service was on scene this morning and have determined this information:

  • Forestry estimates the size to be 7 ha
  • No growth overnight
  • Fire fighters remain on scene and are gaining the upper hand with assistance from the weather
  • No aircraft has been assigned to this event 

Even though there is no camp fire ban within the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen we encourage extra precautions with camp fires or open flame appliances.


 Update 0200 hrs. August 22, 2016

Okanagan Falls and Kaleden Fire Departments have responded to wild land interface fire above Green Lake Road. Provincial Fire Service has been engaged. The fire has grown to approximately 10 - 12ha. 15 residential properties have been tactically evacuated. Please continue to monitor the RDOS webpage or BC WildFire Service website for updated information.

Link to BC WildFire Service