Latest Updates

Evacuation Alert continues for Brenda Creek wildfire News Release No. 13
July 23, 2021
News Release No. 13 Central Okanagan, B.C. – BC Wildfire reports no significant change in the size of the Brenda Creek wildfire.  It’s estimated at 622 hectares and continues to burn out of control. The Evacuation Alert continues for a section of the mostly rural Central Okanagan West Electoral...
Evacuation Alert remains for Brenda Creek wildfire News Release No. 12
July 22, 2021
News Release No. 12 Central Okanagan, B.C. – The Brenda Creek wildfire  Evacuation Alert continues within a section of the Regional District of Central Okanagan Central Okanagan West Electoral Area affected by the fire, south of Highway 97-C and northwest of Peachland.  A map showing the details of...
State of local emergency and evacuation order lifted for City of Kelowna
July 21, 2021
News release No. 6, Kelowna, B.C. – The collapsed crane at the construction site in downtown Kelowna has been safely disassembled and removed, and the area is now deemed safe. As a result, the Evacuation Order and Local State of Emergency issued in response to the crane collapse have been lifted....
Evacuation Alert remains for Brenda Creek wildfire News Release No. 11
July 21, 2021
News Release No. 11 Central Okanagan, B.C. – With the BC Wildfire Service strong wind advisory and the unpredictable impact on the Brenda Creek wildfire, the Central Okanagan Emergency Operations Centre encourages residents and businesses that could be affected by any extended power outage to make...
Evacuation Alert remains for Brenda Creek wildfire News Release No. 10
July 20, 2021
News Release No. 10 Central Okanagan, B.C. – Structural firefighters and equipment from Kelowna, West Kelowna, Peachland and North Westside fire departments continue providing support to the BC Wildfire Service working on the Brenda Creek wildfire, northwest of Peachland and south of Highway 97-C....