Monday, July 17, 2023 - 7:30 PM
A new fire is currently burning at Bolean Lake Road in Electoral Area D of the Columbia Shuswap Regional District.
BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) has been in communication with the Shuswap Emergency Program and fire suppression efforts are underway.
- The blaze was discovered at 2:41 PM July 17, and is currently burning at an estimated size of 0.1 hectares.
- The fire is currently classified as out of control by BCWS.
- There are no structures threatened.
- Currently there are 10 crew members, and a helicopter working to control the fire.
- An air tanker also attacked the blaze earlier this afternoon, achieving its objectives.
- The cause of the fire is under investigation.
The Shuswap Emergency Program will continue to be briefed by BCWS. We will post further information if necessary. Citizens can also follow updates from BC Wildfire at this link.