White Rock Lake Wildfire

Updates

1:37 PM Tue, Sep 07, 2021
Central Okanagan, B.C. — The Regional District of Central Okanagan has rescinded the remaining Evacuation Alerts for the White Rock Lake wildfire, as well as the State of Local Emergency which has...
12:14 PM Mon, Sep 06, 2021
Central Okanagan, B.C. — As clean up begins for many residents in the wildfire-affected properties within the Regional District of Central Okanagan (RDCO), the North Westside Transfer Station has...
6:23 PM Sun, Sep 05, 2021
News release No. 63 — Central Okanagan, B.C. — Evacuation Orders have been rescinded for 18 properties on Bouleau Lake Road, which will remain on Evacuation Alert until further notice. Properties in...
2:00 PM Sun, Sep 05, 2021
News Release No. 62 Central Okanagan, B.C. — For residents who currently have a Do Not Consume Notice for the Killiney Water System, a self-serve water filling station has been set up at the corner...
1:05 PM Sat, Sep 04, 2021
News release No. 61 — Central Okanagan, B.C. — Regional District of Central Okanagan staff were on site Thursday and Friday to greet residents and staff provided more than 750 Returning Home...
3:46 PM Fri, Sep 03, 2021
Central Okanagan, B.C. — Eighteen properties on Bouleau Lake Road remain under Evacuation Order and properties from Estamont, Ewings Landing, Killiney Beach and Westshore Estates remain under...
2:30 PM Fri, Sep 03, 2021
Central Okanagan, B.C. — Evacuation Alerts due to the White Rock Lake wildfire have been removed for properties from Caesars Landing to Fintry in the Central Okanagan West Electoral Area. Properties...
9:30 AM Fri, Sep 03, 2021
BC Wildfire has now classified White Rock Lake wildfire as held. A drone is being flown in the area today as part of an aerial assessment. Residents are returning to Ewings Landing, Killiney Beach...
3:57 PM Thu, Sep 02, 2021
News Release No. 57 Central Okanagan, B.C. — In consultation with BC Wildfire and Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Central Okanagan Emergency Operations advises that the Evacuation...
8:45 AM Thu, Sep 02, 2021
News Release No. 56 Central Okanagan, B.C. — Residents are returning to Valley of the Sun after the evacuation order for the subdivision was downgraded to an evacuation alert yesterday. While orders...
3:46 PM Wed, Sep 01, 2021
News Release No. 55 — Central Okanagan, B.C. — White Rock Lake New news release no. 54 incorrectly included properties along Attenborough Road. These properties remain under Evacuation Order at this...
2:05 PM Wed, Sep 01, 2021
News Release No. 54 — Central Okanagan, B.C. — In consultation with BC Wildfire and Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Central Okanagan Emergency Operations advises that Evacuation...
9:49 AM Wed, Sep 01, 2021
News Release No. 53 — Central Okanagan, B.C. — The Rapid Damage Assessment Team will complete their assessment of neighbourhoods directly impacted by the White Rock Lake Wildfire by Thursday. Risk...
5:48 PM Tue, Aug 31, 2021
News release No. 52 — Central Okanagan, B.C. — Multiple agencies continued their fire suppression and assessment work today within the Central Okanagan West Electoral Area neighbourhoods impacted by...
1:57 PM Tue, Aug 31, 2021
News release No. 51 — Central Okanagan, B.C. — A Returning Home Information Session for Central Okanagan West Electoral Area residents, who have been evacuated due to the White Rock Lake Wildfire,...
9:10 AM Tue, Aug 31, 2021
Central Okanagan, B.C. — Crews continue their work on suppressing the White Rock Lake wildfire and conducting safety assessments for the 81,362-hectare White Rock Lake wildfire, which the BC Wildfire...
4:53 PM Mon, Aug 30, 2021
News Release No. 49 Central Okanagan, B.C. — The Emergency Operations Centre is mobilizing all available resources to allow residents affected by the White Rock Lake Wildfire to safely return to...
9:26 AM Mon, Aug 30, 2021
News Release No. 48 Central Okanagan, B.C. — Weather conditions remained favourable over the weekend and crews continue to work on suppression efforts for the White Rock Lake wildfire, which remains...
5:45 PM Sun, Aug 29, 2021
Release No 47 Central Okanagan, B.C. — BC Wildfire Service says there continue to be 369 BC Wildfire and Military personnel working on fire suppression efforts for the White Rock Lake wildfire. The...
9:00 AM Sun, Aug 29, 2021
News Release No. 46 Central Okanagan, B.C. — There was no significant growth of the White Rock Lake wildfire, which remains at 81,362 hectare and is classified as out of control by BC Wildfire...
9:00 AM Sat, Aug 28, 2021
News Release No. 45 Central Okanagan, B.C. — Conditions remain unchanged for the White Rock Lake wildfire and the evacuation Orders and Alerts in the North Westside communities within the Regional...
4:20 PM Fri, Aug 27, 2021
News release no. 44 - Central Okanagan, B.C. — BC Wildfire Service says the White Rock Lake wildfire remains active and out of control at an estimated size of 81,483 hectares. The slight decrease in...
9:00 AM Fri, Aug 27, 2021
News release No. 43 — Central Okanagan, B.C. — BC Wildfire Service says that the White Rock Lake Wildfire remains active and out of control with an estimated size of 82,000 hectares. “Weather is...
12:30 PM Thu, Aug 26, 2021
Central Okanagan, B.C. — The Central Okanagan Emergency Operations Centre is confirming information provided to evacuees of the White Rock Lake wildfire to address inaccuracies circulating regarding...
9:50 AM Thu, Aug 26, 2021
Central Okanagan, B.C. — BC Wildfire Service says that the White Rock Lake Wildfire remains active and out of control with an estimated size of 82,000 hectares. Wednesday’s planned aerial ignitions...
5:00 PM Wed, Aug 25, 2021
News release No. 40 — Central Okanagan, B.C. — The Central Okanagan Emergency Operations Centre will host an online virtual information session Thursday, Aug. 26 for residents and owners of...
10:40 AM Wed, Aug 25, 2021
News release No. 39 — Central Okanagan, B.C. — BC Wildfire Service says that the White Rock Lake Wildfire remains active and out of control with an estimated size of 81,300 hectares. BCWS says most...
4:23 PM Tue, Aug 24, 2021
Release No. 38 Kelowna, B.C., The Central Okanagan Emergency Operations Centre will be organizing an online information session for owners of properties located within the Regional District of...
3:16 PM Tue, Aug 24, 2021
News release No. 37 — Central Okanagan, B.C. — BC Wildfire Service says that the White Rock Lake Wildfire remains active and out of control with an estimated size of 80,951 hectares. The Evacuation...
11:31 AM Tue, Aug 24, 2021
News Release No. 36: Central Okanagan, B.C. — Updated: clarifies status of Upper Fintry —  The BC Wildfire Service classifies the White Rock Lake Wildfire as active and out of control with an...
1:18 PM Mon, Aug 23, 2021
News Release No. 35 Central Okanagan, B.C. — The White Rock Lake wildfire is classified as out of control and  remains at 80,745 hectares. The Evacuation Order for 1,316 properties and Alert for 850...
12:47 PM Sun, Aug 22, 2021
News Release No. 34 Central Okanagan, B.C. — While the White Rock Lake wildfire is less visible today, the 80,700 hectare fire remains active and out of control. The Evacuation Order for 1,316...
2:45 PM Sat, Aug 21, 2021
News Release No. 33 Central Okanagan, B.C. — The White Rock Lake wildfire remains out of control and increased fire activity within the fire perimeter was visible last night on the east side of the...
11:49 AM Fri, Aug 20, 2021
News Release No. 32 Central Okanagan, B.C. — Cooler weather conditions are helping with fire suppression efforts but conditions remain extremely dry. Overnight, firefighters and equipment from North...
4:36 PM Thu, Aug 19, 2021
News Release No. 31 Central Okanagan, B.C. — Evacuation Alerts and Orders for properties within Central Okanagan West Electoral Area will remain in place overnight as the White Rock Lake wildfire has...
10:15 AM Thu, Aug 19, 2021
News release No. 30, Central Okanagan, B.C. — Crew continue to patrol affected areas and action spot fires over the past 24 hours with crews remaining on site overnight. Cooler temperatures have...
9:35 AM Wed, Aug 18, 2021
News Release No. 29 Central Okanagan, B.C. — Cooler temperatures yesterday provided some relief to crews but conditions remain extremely dry. The White Rock Lake fire is still classified out of...
5:00 PM Tue, Aug 17, 2021
News Release no. 28 Central Okanagan, B.C. – Due to reduced fire activity on the south end of the White Rock Lake wildfire, the evacuation order issued on Aug. 12 for properties in Fintry, La Casa...
1:54 PM Tue, Aug 17, 2021
News Release No. 27​ Central Okanagan, B.C. – Crews continue to protect hundreds of properties along the west side of Okanagan Lake. Cooler temperatures and some light rain overnight provided some...
10:30 PM Mon, Aug 16, 2021
News Release no. 26 Central Okanagan, B.C. – Crews were able to conduct an early assessment of properties in the Ewings Landing and Killiney areas within the Regional District of the Central Okanagan...
2:30 PM Mon, Aug 16, 2021
News Release No. 25, Central Okanagan B.C. – 50-60 structures have been significantly damaged overnight in the Ewings Landing and Killiney areas within Central Okanagan Regional District on the west...
8:32 AM Mon, Aug 16, 2021
News Release No. 24, Central Okanagan B.C. - Multiple structures in the Killiney area experienced significant damage overnight as drought conditions and high winds increased fire action on the White...
4:50 PM Sun, Aug 15, 2021
News Release No. 23, Central Okanagan, B.C. – The Central Okanagan Emergency Operations Centre advises that the existing Evacuation Orders and Alerts within the Central Okanagan will remain the same...
9:10 AM Sun, Aug 15, 2021
News Release No. 22, Central Okanagan, B.C. – While BC Wildfire has updated the White Rock Lake wildfire size to 62,273 hectares, the Central Okanagan Emergency Operations Centre advises that there...
4:25 PM Sat, Aug 14, 2021
News Release No. 21, Central Okanagan, B.C. – With Environment Canada forecasting windy periods this afternoon and tomorrow, residents should remain vigilant. Evacuation Alerts and Orders Evacuation...
9:40 AM Sat, Aug 14, 2021
News Release No. 20, Central Okanagan, B.C. – The Central Okanagan Emergency Operations Centre advises that there are no changes in Evacuation Orders or Alerts for the White Rock Lake wildfire. “...
9:08 AM Fri, Aug 13, 2021
Central Okanagan, B.C. – The Central Okanagan Emergency Operations Centre advises there is currently no change in Evacuation Orders and Alerts for the White Rock Lake wildfire. With this weekend’s...
12:15 PM Thu, Aug 12, 2021
Central Okanagan, B.C. – In response to the White Rock Lake wildfire, an Evacuation Alert has been issued for five properties in the Nahun and Caesar’s Landing areas within RDCO’s Central Okanagan...
11:45 AM Thu, Aug 12, 2021
Central Okanagan, B.C. – In response to the White Rock Lake wildfire, an Evacuation Order has been re-issued, effective 2pm today, for residents of Fintry, La Casa and Shalal Road within RDCO’s...
9:42 AM Thu, Aug 12, 2021
Central Okanagan, B.C. – The Central Okanagan Emergency Operations Centre advises there is currently no change in Evacuation Orders and Alerts for the White Rock Lake wildfire. With today’s forecast...
3:00 PM Wed, Aug 11, 2021
News Release No. 15, Central Okanagan, B.C. – The forecast calls for increased temperatures and winds over the next couple of days. This change in weather can cause variability in fire activity and...
10:25 AM Wed, Aug 11, 2021
News Release No.14, Central Okanagan, B.C. – Yesterday afternoon, the Emergency Operations Centre in conjunction with BC Wildfire Service, did an aerial survey of the RDCO affected by the wildfire....
12:45 PM Tue, Aug 10, 2021
News Release No. 13 Central Okanagan, B.C. - The Central Okanagan Emergency Operations Centre advises there is no change today in Evacuation Orders and Alerts for the White Rock Lake wildfire.  All...
4:08 PM Mon, Aug 09, 2021
News Release no. 12 Central Okanagan, B.C. – The Regional District of Central Okanagan Emergency Operations Centre has updated the White Rock Lake wildfire Evacuation Orders and Alerts. Order...
4:55 PM Sun, Aug 08, 2021
News Release No. 11 Central Okanagan, B.C. – The Regional District of Central Okanagan is awaiting further information from the BC Wildfire Service in order to determine whether there will be any...
11:55 AM Sat, Aug 07, 2021
News Release no.10 Central Okanagan, B.C. – All Evacuation Order and Alerts continue unchanged for communities along Westside Road in the Regional District of Central Okanagan. The Evacuation Order...
8:41 PM Fri, Aug 06, 2021
News Release No. 9 Central Okanagan, B.C. – In light of continued aggressive behavior and unpredictable winds with the White Rock Lake wildfire, the Regional District of Central Okanagan has expanded...
10:59 AM Fri, Aug 06, 2021
News Release No. 8 Central Okanagan, B.C. – A new Evacuation Order is issued for the RDCO Central Okanagan West Electoral Area in response to the White Rock Lake wildfire. Properties from south of...
1:00 PM Thu, Aug 05, 2021
News Release No. 7, Central Okanagan, B.C. – There is no change at this time in the Evacuation Order and Alert for areas of the Regional District of Central Okanagan (RDCO). The White Rock Lake...
1:15 PM Wed, Aug 04, 2021
News Release No. 6, Central Okanagan, B.C. – While there is no change in the Evacuation Order and Alert for areas of the Regional District of Central Okanagan (RDCO) for the moment, the White Rock...
1:57 PM Tue, Aug 03, 2021
News Release No. 5 Central Okanagan, B.C. – There’s no change in the evacuation order and alert for areas of the Regional District of Central Okanagan affected by the White Rock Lake wildfire. ...
1:50 PM Mon, Aug 02, 2021
News Release No. 4 - Central Okanagan, B.C. – All evacuation orders and alerts remain in place north of, but not including Traders Cove within the Regional District of Central Okanagan, for the White...
9:58 PM Sun, Aug 01, 2021
News Release No. 3, Central Okanagan, B.C.  – The White Rock Lake Wildfire has prompted an Evacuation Alert for the Regional District of the Central Okanagan (RDCO) West Electoral Area. All...
7:20 PM Sun, Aug 01, 2021
News Release No. 2, Central Okanagan, B.C. — The Evacuation Alert issued on Friday, July 30 for properties in the Regional District of the Central Okanagan (RDCO) in response to the White Rock Lake...
2:27 PM Fri, Jul 30, 2021
News Release No. 1, Central Okanagan, B.C.  – The Emergency Operations Centre has been activated to support BC Wildfire Services, Regional District of the North Okanagan (RDNO) and the Okanagan...