#BCWildfire Service has 49 firefighters, airtankers, 1 heli, and fire investigators responding to the Shuswap Road area fire, E side of Kamloops. Estimated at 20 ha., no structures immediately threatened right now. Winds pushing smoke into Kamloops, fire is visible from Hwy 1
Update: crews successfully contained the escape on the East Shuswap Rd. wildfire by Kamloops. 36 ground personnel remain on site tonight performing holding action to continue suppression efforts. #BCWildfire Service will be back in the morning with new updates as available..
#BCWildfire Service is responding to a new wildfire by Stump Lake off Hwy 5A, currently estimated at 1 ha. in size. Two initial attack crews are on site. The fire is burning b/w the lake and the road, providing a natural fire guard and aiding the crews in their progress so far..
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Incredible work by BC Wildfire Service & all firefighters yesterday & last night to keep us safe in Kamloops. So thankful. While good progress made on ~500 ha fire, forecasted strong winds today may increase activity. Stay safe everyone! @PeterMilobar @BCGovFireInfo #BCWildfire.
a video of some of the various planes that were fighting the #bcwildfire in #Kamloops yesterday afternoon.
#BCWildfire Service continues to respond E of Shuswap Rd w/ 103 personnel, heavy equip., 4 helis, and airtankers available as needed. Size est. ~500 ha due to some overnight growth and better mapping. Good progress so far, but forecast strong winds today may increase activity..
PHOTOS: Capturing the Shuswap Road wildfire #Kamloops #BCWildfire.
Thank you to @BCGovFireInfo and all of their service teams who work so hard to keep us safe. This is footage shot by our cinematographer, Liam, yesterday afternoon from Juniper Ridge. #kamloops #BCWildfire.
The hillside of the Shuswap Rd fire today - the kms of red retardant encircling the charred and smoldering landscape looks like a child’s magic marker outline! #Kamloops #BCWildfire.
Very little #bcwildfire scanner chatter atm crews hosing down hot spots nothing crazy going on with the fire it seems. #kamloops.
the hundreds of generations who’ve lived here sure af knew/know fire behaviour on this land, time to get some Indigenous knowledge on this #BCwildfire scene, STAT.
A photo of one of the planes fighting the fire I posted earlier. Incredible shot. #Kamloops #BCWildfire.
Hotspots still burning on 380 hectare #BCwildfire in #Kamloops. Crews to work overnight to contain as much as possible ahead of xpected high winds & 30+ temps 2morrow.
Quite the angle of attack on this one. Shot around 6 #Kamloops #BCWildfire.
Sounds like the retardant drops will stop skimmers will be dropping water higher up and helicopters doing drops lower #Kamloops #BCWildfire.
A remote 8 ha. fire is burning in steep terrain by the N Kliniklini River headwaters (Coastal Fire Centre). #BCWildfire Service has assessed the lightning caused fire and will monitor growth within natural boundaries. No communities threatened, but some smoke may be visible.
badass #bcwildfire I figure the controlled burning from last year is going to really help this year.
Friend of mine in #kamloops took this of the #BCwildfire just now. Stay safe everyone!.
Fire is burning from south to north now the west flank has really settled down #Kamloops #bcwildfire.
Things are improving on this side thanks to fire crews #Kamloops #BCwildfire.
Sounds like the Electra Air sprays will be attacking the top ridge #BCWildfire #Kamloops.
Station 4 5 6 are being paged for all fire fighters to stage at there respective halls and call dispatch when there in #BCwildfire #Kamloops.
Conair Airtanker dropping a retardant containment line on the Shuswap Rd grassfire. Impressive to watch the #BCwildfire team do its work..
#BCWildfire Service has 49 firefighters, airtankers, 1 heli, and fire investigators responding to the Shuswap Road area fire, E side of Kamloops. Estimated at 20 ha., no structures immediately threatened right now. Winds pushing smoke into Kamloops, fire is visible from Hwy 1.
July 2017 saw an explosion of #BCWildfire activity begin that continued all summer, affecting 1000s of BC residents. It’s important to reflect, say thanks, and share stories - like the backstory of this popular photo of a firefighter in #WilliamsLake.