Harrop Creek & Morley Creek (Formally Kokanee Creek) Wildfires in southeast BC 100% contained

The Harrop Creek wildfire 16kl east of Nelson BC is currently being held with no significant growth over the past several days. Crews continue to extinguish hot spots. The fire discovered Thursday, July 27, 2017 after lightning had hit the area a couple of weeks before.  Featured photo of the Harrop Creek Wildfire on July 27, 2017

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Provincial state of emergency further extended to Sept 1 due to Wildfires – British Columbia Canada

BC STATE OF EMERGENCY

B.C.’s wildfire-driven provincial state of emergency has been formally extended again, through the end of the day on Sept. 1, 2017. This is the third time the state of emergency has been extended, with previous extensions on July 19 and Aug. 4.

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