Latest Updates

Finlay Creek Fire holds overnight: News Release No. 3
September 4, 2017
There was no substantial change to the Finlay Creek wildfire overnight. For more information about the condition of the fire, visit the BC Wildfire Service website at http://bcfireinfo.for.gov.bc.ca/hprScripts/WildfireNews/OneFire.asp.   All evacuation alerts remain in place. A detailed map is...
Philpott Road Fire News Release #22
September 3, 2017
In consultation with the BC Wildfire Service, the Emergency Operation Centre is downgrading the Evacuation Order for some additional residents affected by the 465-hectare Philpott Road wildfire. The 11 properties changing from Evacuation Order to Evacuation Alert are from 480 - 1102 Philpott Road....
Finlay Creek Fire News Release No.2 Correction
September 3, 2017
Another day of hot, dry conditions as the BC Wildfire Service continues to fight the Finlay Creek wildfire, southwest of Peachland. It says there was substantial growth overnight and the fire is estimated at approximately 1,000-hectares. As a precaution, the Emergency Operation Centre is expanding...
Finlay Creek Fire Evacuation Alerts - News Release No.1
September 2, 2017
The Emergency Operations Centre has been activated to support BC Wildfire Service crews fighting a wildfire in the Finlay Creek area, southwest of Peachland. Evacuation alerts have been issued for two areas for a total of over 100 properties along the boundary between the District of Peachland and...
Philpott Road Fire: Evacuation change - News Release #21
September 1, 2017
Central Okanagan, B.C. – Firefighting progress on the Philpott wildfire will permit a portion of the Evacuation Order to be rescinded as of 3 p.m. today Properties changing from Evacuation Order to Evacuation Alert are between 310 and 391 Philpott Road. Exact addresses on Philpott are 310, 320, 321...