CP Rail protecting line at Three Valley Gap wildfire

Fire fight protects rail line

CP Rail has aerial resources responding to the Three Valley Lake wildfire today.

The BC Wildfire Service said Wednesday the fire is threatening the rail line at Three Valley Gap, west of Revelstoke.

The BC Wildfire Service continues to monitor the fire, which is listed at 60 hectares in size.

Structural protection specialists were on scene Wednesday, and there was no growth on the fire overnight.

The evacuation order for the north side of the lake and Three Valley Gap Chateau remains in place.

There is also an evacuation alert for two properties west of the Trans-Canada Highway.

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