Bear Creek Fire, 2015

Updates

1:45 PM Wed, Jul 22, 2015
West Kelowna, B.C.  – The Emergency Operation Centre advises that the Evacuation Alert for the Bear Creek Interface Fire has now been rescinded.  This includes all 80 properties from the intersection...
9:30 AM Wed, Jul 22, 2015
The Emergency Operation Centre advises that the Evacuation Alert for the Bear Creek fire remains in effect.    The area burned by the fire remains at 1.8-hectares and two BC Wildfire Service crews...
4:45 PM Tue, Jul 21, 2015
West Kelowna, B.C. – The Emergency Operation Centre advises that the Evacuation Alert for the Bear Creek fire will remain in effect overnight. The fire size has not changed and fire mop up crews...
10:00 AM Tue, Jul 21, 2015
The Emergency Operation Centre advises that there is no change this morning in the Evacuation Alert for the Bear Creek fire.   The BC Wildfire Service continues to work on this 1.8-hectare fire....
8:00 PM Mon, Jul 20, 2015
West Kelowna, B.C.  – The Emergency Operation Centre advises that the Evacuation Alert for the Bear Creek wildfire will remain in place overnight. Residents living on streets north of Bear Creek Road...
10:30 AM Mon, Jul 20, 2015
While there has been progress made on fighting the 1.8-hectare Bear Creek Fire, the Evacuation Alert remains in effect.  This means those residents living in the area north of Bear Creek Road and...
7:15 AM Mon, Jul 20, 2015
An Evacuation Alert remains in effect for 80 properties along Bear Creek and neighbouring roads as a result of the Bear Creek fire.  Approximately 54 of those properties have dwellings or other...
9:45 PM Sun, Jul 19, 2015
An evacuation alert remains in effect overnight for 80 properties along Bear Creek and neighbouring roads as a result of the Bear Creek Provincial Park. Twenty-four B.C. Forestry Service firefighters...
8:30 PM Sun, Jul 19, 2015
Firefighters are on the scene of a second forest fire on the Westside, this one north of Lake Okanagan Resort and south of the La Casa residential community. There is no need to call 911 or fire...
7:45 PM Sun, Jul 19, 2015
RCMP have asked that boaters keep well clear of the area around Bear Creek Park to ensure B.C. Forest Service air tankers and helicopters can safely access water from Okanagan Lake. Due to a one...
6:45 PM Sun, Jul 19, 2015
Kelowna B.C.– Bear Creek Main at Westside Road and Bear Creek Road at Parkinson Road are closed to traffic as a result on a fire in the Bear Creek Park area.  Residents are on evaculation alert in...
6:30 PM Sun, Jul 19, 2015
Due to a one hectare fire currently being actioned by West Kelowna Fire Department and the BC Forest Service in the Bear Creek Park area, residents from the intersection Parkinson Road north,...