Trepanier wildfire alerts still in effect
Sep 14, 2012 / 11:59 am
All alerts pertaining to the Trepanier wildfire remain in effect until further notice and all Local States of Emergency are still in effect.
Residents within the areas still on alert should be prepared to leave their homes on short notice in the event conditions change.
Although the Trepanier forest fire is completely contained, unified incident commanders from the Peachland Fire Department and BC Wildfire Management Branch are recommending that all the Alerts remain in place, as there are still hotspots within the fire boundary. The Emergency Operation Centre will operate at a Level One status.
Residents may continue to see smoke rising from within the fire area as fire crews continue to mop up.
Fire authorities urge residents to exercise caution as the fire hazard throughout the Central Okanagan remains high.
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