A 22 person Incident Management Team from Ontario assumed command of the Meachen Creek Complex last Sunday night. The complex comprises three incident sites.
Despite the relatively clear skies, the City of Kimberley is still on evacuation alert. Winds are expected on Thursday. Please see the incident update below from BC Wildfire Service for details.
These updates will be posted as received by the City's Information Officer. Please check our Facebook page or the City website daily to keep informed with conditions.
BC Wildfire service is continuing with the planned ignition tactic on the Meachen Complex today. The weather has been supporting their efforts and they are working hard to keep the fire behind the established containment lines. Updates on the operational status will be coming in the near future.