Mount Law Wildfire

Updates

12:20 PM Fri, Sep 03, 2021
All Evacuation Alerts have been lifted for the Mount Law wildfire. No orders or alerts are in effect related to the Mount Law wildfire which is now classified as held. Smoke may continue to be...
12:34 PM Mon, Aug 30, 2021
News Release No. 27 Central Okanagan, B.C. — With favourable weather conditions continuing, there has been no significant growth in the Mount Law Wildfire over the last 24 hours and the evacuation...
9:00 AM Sun, Aug 29, 2021
News Release No. 26 Central Okanagan, B.C. — With the assistance from additional fire crews from Mexico that arrived at the Mount Law wildfire yesterday, paired with favourable weather conditions,...
1:35 PM Sat, Aug 28, 2021
News Release No. 25 Central Okanagan, B.C. — As a result of ongoing firefighting efforts and favourable weather that included the rainfall yesterday, conditions on the Mount Law wildfire are...
10:28 AM Sat, Aug 28, 2021
News Release No. 24 Central Okanagan, B.C. — There has been no significant growth of the Mount Law fire in the last 24 hours, with BC Wildfire indicating the fire is estimated at 976 hectares. While...
9:55 AM Fri, Aug 27, 2021
News Release No. 23 - Central Okanagan, B.C. — BC Wildfire has indicated the Mount Law fire remains at an estimated 930 hectares. Recent growth is due to more accurate mapping and not increased fire...
4:05 PM Thu, Aug 26, 2021
Central Okanagan, B.C. — Fire activity on the Mount Law wildfire has decreased however, damage to abandoned outbuildings and fencing on properties outside the fire protection area has been observed....
9:00 AM Thu, Aug 26, 2021
Central Okanagan, B.C. — Due to a wind event Wednesday night, the Mount Law wildfire exhibited increased fire activity through the night. BC Wildfire and emergency crews from West Kelowna and...
12:03 PM Wed, Aug 25, 2021
Mount Law Wildfire News Release No. 20 Central Okanagan, B.C. — BC Wildfire Service says the Mount Law wildfire remains at 800 hectares and out of control, with no significant growth in the last 48...
2:07 PM Tue, Aug 24, 2021
News release No 19 — Central Okanagan, B.C. — The BC Wildfire Service says the Mount Law wildfire remains at 800 hectares and out of control. BCWS states that with cold temperatures, high humidity...
3:13 PM Mon, Aug 23, 2021
News Release No. 18 Central Okanagan, B.C. — Due to reduced fire activity on the north end of the Mount Law wildfire following lowering temperatures and increased precipitation, one property on...
2:25 PM Sun, Aug 22, 2021
News release No. 17 Central Okanagan, B.C. — Due to reduced fire activity on the north end of the Mount Law wildfire, four properties on Turnbull Road have been downgraded from evacuation order to an...
11:20 AM Sun, Aug 22, 2021
News release No. 16 Central Okanagan, B.C. — The Mount Law wildfire remains at 800 hectares in size, and crews will continue suppression efforts throughout the day. All evacuation orders and alerts...
11:39 AM Sat, Aug 21, 2021
News release No. 15 Central Okanagan, B.C. — As crews on the ground continue work to suppress the Mount Law wildfire, planned ignitions are underway on the south end of Preston and Carre Roads in...
10:18 AM Sat, Aug 21, 2021
News release No. 14 Central Okanagan, B.C. —The Mount Law wildfire remains at 800 hectares in size and crews will continue their suppression efforts throughout the day, including planned ignitions...
6:14 PM Fri, Aug 20, 2021
News Release No. 13 Central Okanagan, B.C. —Favourable weather has helped the efforts of crews fighting the Mount Law wildfire. As a result, eight properties on Gates Road have been downgraded from...
12:30 PM Thu, Aug 19, 2021
News Release No. 12 Central Okanagan, B.C. — More favourable weather conditions are helping first responders as they continue to work on the Mt. Law wildfire.  While this is good news, BC Wildfire...
3:31 PM Wed, Aug 18, 2021
News Release No. 11 Central Okanagan, B.C. — Mount Law remains an active fire area and there is currently no change in evacuation orders and alerts. There are still many small spot fires within the...
11:13 AM Wed, Aug 18, 2021
News Release No. 10 Central Okanagan, B.C. — Crews continued to make good progress in holding the Mount Law wildfire overnight. Ten trucks and 32 personnel are working the area today with warming...
3:43 PM Tue, Aug 17, 2021
News Release No. 9 Central Okanagan, B.C. — Crews have made substantial progress in holding the Mount Law wildfire with only one structure significantly damaged and one previously damaged outbuilding...
11:44 AM Tue, Aug 17, 2021
News Release No. 8 Central Okanagan, B.C. — Cooler temperatures and some light rain overnight provided some relief to crews but conditions remain extremely dry. The Mount Law fire is still classified...
7:52 PM Mon, Aug 16, 2021
News Release No. 7 Central Okanagan, B.C. —  An additional 18 properties in the Regional District of the Central Okanagan and Peachland have been added to the Evacuation Alert area for the Mount Law...
12:35 AM Mon, Aug 16, 2021
News Release No. 5 Central Okanagan, B.C. — The Mount Law wildfire remains a dynamic and evolving situation. Additional Evacuation Alerts have now been issued for 60 properties, including some within...
10:33 PM Sun, Aug 15, 2021
News Release no. 4 West Kelowna, B.C. — The Mount Law wildfire continues to expand beyond the Glenrosa area of West Kelowna. Additional Evacuation Alerts have now been issued for 226 properties in...
9:40 PM Sun, Aug 15, 2021
News Release no. 3 West Kelowna, B.C. — The Mount Law wildfire in West Kelowna (north of Highway 97C, southwest of the Glenrosa neighbourhood) continues to show aggressive behaviour. Additional...
9:06 PM Sun, Aug 15, 2021
News Release no. 2 West Kelowna, B.C. — The Mt. Law wildfire in West Kelowna (north of Highway 97C, southwest of the Glenrosa neighbourhood) continues to show aggressive behaviour. All properties in...
8:03 PM Sun, Aug 15, 2021
News Release 1, West Kelowna, B.C. — The Central Okanagan Emergency Operations Centre has been activated to support BC Wildfire Service crews fighting the Mt. Law wildfire in West Kelowna (north of...