Latest Updates

Bear Creek Fire News Release 11
August 23, 2016
While the Bear Creek wildfire is now estimated at 75% containment, the area is not yet safe enough to allow remaining residents in Traders Cove to return. People may notice a lot of smoke and some visible flames coming from the active fire area as crews continue working to fully extinguish the...
Bear Creek Fire News Release 10
August 23, 2016
Overnight structural crews from West Kelowna, Peachland, Joe Rich and North Westside fire departments worked alongside BC Wildfire Service firefighters monitoring the almost 53-hectare Bear Creek wildfire. They were busy extinguishing hotspots throughout the fire area. Yesterday under favourable...
Bear Creek News Release 9
August 22, 2016
Kelowna, B.C. – The Evacuation Order for 105 properties in Traders Cove and Bear Creek Provincial Park will remain in place overnight. Westside Road remains closed between Bear Creek Provincial Park and Traders Cove. In addition, the Evacuation Alert remains in place for 51 properties along Bear...
Bear Creek News Release 8
August 22, 2016
Kelowna, B.C. – Effective immediately, the Evacuation Order for 51 properties along Bear Creek Road north of the Parkinson road intersection including Dougmac, Rose Valley and Petterson Roads has been downgraded to an Evacuation Alert. 14 properties in the Pine Point subdivision off Westside Road,...
Bear Creek Fire News Release 7
August 22, 2016
Kelowna, B.C. – Campers evacuated from Bear Creek Provincial Park will be temporarily allowed into the campsite to remove their possessions, vehicles and trailers until 8 pm tonight. Access will also be available for a limited time tomorrow morning beginning at 8 a.m. Campers must access the...