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August 30th, 2018
August 30th, 2018

Wildfire Update - August 30, 2018

Tweedsmuir Complex

Tweedsmuir Fires: VA1964 Dean River, VA1787 Ramsey Creek, R12315 Tesla Lake, R12068 Pandosy Bay: Size 263,925 ha

Crews continue to work in the Gatcho Lake area, the spot of concern there is now in patrol and monitor stage.  A guard continues to be constructed in the Upper Dean River to secure properties. Remainder of the properties impacted by these fires are being monitored and SPU units maintained.
Klinaklini Fires: V92348 Klinaklini Lake, V91119 Monarch Mountain, C52646 Wilderness Lake: Size 28,043 ha
Properties on Klinaklini Lake, Wilderness Lake and Whitton Lake remain intact. Fire is being monitored in these areas. The Monarch Mountain fire grew half a kilometer to the north and saw minimal spread to the east.
Status: Estimated total: 291,968 hectares
Resources:  14 single resources, 3 IA Crews, 1 SPU crew, 1 SPU specialist, 3 Helicopters, 1 falling pair

Lower Dean River and Firvale/Burnt Bridge Area
The Burnt Bridge Park Fire (VA1964) remains 18 kilometres northeast of Noosgulch. It is estimated at 43,067 hectares in size and is currently exhibiting Rank 1 and 2 fire behaviour (low vigor surface fire).

Objectives moving forward
The BC Wildfire Service will continue to monitor all fires in the area and ensure that people affected are informed.

Evacuation Order and Alerts
The BC Wildfire Service has recommended changes to the Evacuation Order and Alert areas. There will likely be further changes during this period of uncertain weather. For detailed information on the alerts and orders in your area please visit the following websites:

Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako http://www.rdbn.bc.ca
Cariboo Regional District http://www.cariboord.bc.ca
Central Coast Regional District http://www.ccrd-bc.ca
BC Parks regarding trail closures http://www.bcparks.ca  

If you see a wildfire or open flame please
call 1-800-663-5555 or dial *5555 on your cell phone.
For more information please contact
Donna MacPherson
BCWS.COFCInformationOfficer@gov.bc.ca
250-951-4209

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