Cariboo Regional District

The CRD has downgraded an evacuation order affecting 482 parcels in the Canim Lake South to Mahood Lake area to an alert Saturday, July 24.

Evacuation order in Canim Lake South -Mahood Lake downgraded to alert

CRD rescinds order for 482 parcels in the area

The CRD has downgraded an evacuation order affecting 482 parcels in the Canim Lake South to Mahood Lake area to an alert Saturday, July 24.
The CRD has rescinded a portion of its evacuation order for Flat Lake to Green Lake North, replacing it with an alert instead.

CRD rescinds portion of evacuation order for Flat Lake to Green Lake North

Order downgraded to alert for 664 parcels, covering 17,686 hectares

The CRD has rescinded a portion of its evacuation order for Flat Lake to Green Lake North, replacing it with an alert instead.
A Structural Protection Unit is in Canim Lake to assess the number of structures that may be at risk from the wildfire. (Kelly Sinoski photo -100 Mile Free Press).

Cariboo Fire Centre update: 43 fires still burning

Fire danger ranging in Chilcotin, Central, and 100 Mile Zones remain high to extreme

  • Jul 23, 2021
A Structural Protection Unit is in Canim Lake to assess the number of structures that may be at risk from the wildfire. (Kelly Sinoski photo -100 Mile Free Press).
The Flat Lake fire is highly visible from Highway 97 at 70 Mile House. (Scott Nelson photo)
The Flat Lake fire is highly visible from Highway 97 at 70 Mile House. (Scott Nelson photo)
A structure protection unit from the Williams Lake Fire Department has been deployed to assist the BC Wildfire Service at the Young Lake wildfire. (Photo submitted)
A structure protection unit from the Williams Lake Fire Department has been deployed to assist the BC Wildfire Service at the Young Lake wildfire. (Photo submitted)
A firefighting helicopter passes over Barkerville Historic Town and Park near Wells on Saturday, July 10. Fires are still burning inside the Bowron Lake Provincial Park. (Rebecca Dyok Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Purdy Lake wildfire west of Quesnel no longer growing: BCWS

Heavy rain appears to have slowed down the largest wildfire burning in the Quesnel Fire Zone

A firefighting helicopter passes over Barkerville Historic Town and Park near Wells on Saturday, July 10. Fires are still burning inside the Bowron Lake Provincial Park. (Rebecca Dyok Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Firefighters battle the Flat Lake wildfire. (Warren Lowe photo - submitted).

Flat Lake fire grows due to significant wind: BCWS

Latest update from Northeast Fire Complex in 100 Mile House

  • Jul 22, 2021
Firefighters battle the Flat Lake wildfire. (Warren Lowe photo - submitted).
Over 100 properties are under an evacuation order due to the Young Lake wildfire. (Submitted photo)

Update: Aerial ignition planned for northwest flank of Young Lake fire if conditions allow

BC Wildfire said it wants to take advantage of cooler temperates and low fire activity

Over 100 properties are under an evacuation order due to the Young Lake wildfire. (Submitted photo)
A helicopter works on the Flat Lake fire, west of Highway 97. (Warren Lowe - Submitted photo)

Follow the plan and be prepared: officials

Top priority is to keep residents safe

A helicopter works on the Flat Lake fire, west of Highway 97. (Warren Lowe - Submitted photo)
Smoke from the Flat Lake fire Sunday, July 18. (Kelly Sinoski photo -100 Mile Free Press),

Firefighters still battling 56 wildfires in Cariboo: Wildfire update

Twenty-eight of the fires are in the 100 Mile zone

  • Jul 18, 2021
Smoke from the Flat Lake fire Sunday, July 18. (Kelly Sinoski photo -100 Mile Free Press),
A 10,000-hectare blaze is burning near Flat Lake. (Elke Baechmann photo - submitted).

Flat Lake fire grows to 14,000 hectares in size

Cariboo Regional District issues evacuation alert to another 18 parcels

A 10,000-hectare blaze is burning near Flat Lake. (Elke Baechmann photo - submitted).
A list of capital requests from Interior Health was approved by the Cariboo Chilcotin Hospital Regional District board, including a shower room upgrade and condensing unit at the 100 Mile Hospital. (File photo)

Another 45 care home residents ‘proactively evacuated’ in 100 Mile

100 Mile District General Hospital remains open at this time

A list of capital requests from Interior Health was approved by the Cariboo Chilcotin Hospital Regional District board, including a shower room upgrade and condensing unit at the 100 Mile Hospital. (File photo)
Smoke from the wildfire at the south end of Canim Lake Sunday, July 4. (Martina Dopf photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Cariboo Regional District, 100 Mile, join calls for B.C. State of Emergency

The resolutions come as firefighters battle more than 60 fires in the region

Smoke from the wildfire at the south end of Canim Lake Sunday, July 4. (Martina Dopf photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Cariboo Regional District Board. (Submitted photo)

More consultation sought on Rogers cell tower pitch at 141 Mile

CRD wants to reach more residents about proposal

Cariboo Regional District Board. (Submitted photo)
Police and private security will patrol areas on evacuation order around the South Cariboo. (Kelly Sinoski photo -100 Mile Free Press).

UPDATE: More RCMP officers arrive in 100 Mile to bolster roving patrols

Officers will complete private firm hired by CRD to offer protection to evacuated properties

Police and private security will patrol areas on evacuation order around the South Cariboo. (Kelly Sinoski photo -100 Mile Free Press).
A helicopter collects water at Canim Lake July 8. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Ground crews perform night operations on Canim Lake fire

Wildfire now estimated at 1,651 hectares

A helicopter collects water at Canim Lake July 8. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
A BC Wildfire Service tanker flying in the South Cariboo skies. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Cariboo Fire Centre gives update on wildfires burning in Quesnel Fire Zone

The region has only one wildfire of note, the Purdy Lake Wildfire

A BC Wildfire Service tanker flying in the South Cariboo skies. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Smoke from a wildfire near Deka Lake. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Evacuation alert lifted for Deka, Judson Road

Firefighters continue to mop up 650-hectare wildfire

Smoke from a wildfire near Deka Lake. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Firefighters drop retardant on a wildfire south of Canim Lake. (Robert Brunet photo - submitted).

Backcountry remains open, public urged to ‘act responsibly’

Firefighters continue to respond to 46 fires in 100 Mile Zone

Firefighters drop retardant on a wildfire south of Canim Lake. (Robert Brunet photo - submitted).
The view Sunday morning of the Canim Lake fire, now listed at 1,640 hectares. (Martina Dopf photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Canim Lake fire now 1,640 ha, Succour Lake listed as fire of note

Hundreds of properties on evacuation alert due to growing wildfires

The view Sunday morning of the Canim Lake fire, now listed at 1,640 hectares. (Martina Dopf photo - 100 Mile Free Press)