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Peachland Fire News

Sep 16, 2012 / 2:16 pm

The state of emergency which was in effect after the Trepanier fire is now over. The Regional District of Central Okanagan Emergency Operation Centre says all...

Sep 16, 2012 / 7:12 am

It was a dry, hot Sunday afternoon, with winds whipping through the Okanagan Valley at speeds as high as 60 kilometres an hour, when a lone RCMP officer found...

Sep 14, 2012 / 4:44 pm

A recovery centre is now operational for residents affected by the Trepanier Creek wildfire. The centre will provide resources, referrals to appropriate...

Sep 14, 2012 / 4:22 pm

Some of the most dramatic photos submitted by our viewers. (Created by Megan Turcato) Click here to view over 200 photos of the fire. ...

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...

Sep 13, 2012 / 7:05 pm

An emergency official says the wildfire that destroyed four homes in the Okanagan community of Peachland is now 100 per cent contained. The blaze broke out...

Sep 12, 2012 / 6:18 pm

After three days of aggressive response from the air and ground, the Trepanier Creek wildfire near Peachland is now 95% contained. The uncontained section is...

Sep 12, 2012 / 3:17 pm

Effective at 5 p.m. this afternoon (Wednesday), the Evacuation Order will be rescinded for the entire area covering the District of Peachland and Central...

Sep 12, 2012 / 7:05 am

It was another quiet night on the fire line. BC Wildfire Management says the fire hasn’t grown and remains at an estimated 200-hectares and it is now...

Sep 12, 2012 / 6:39 am

The Central Okanagan Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) advises that there will be no further anticipated changes in the Evacuation Order and Alert areas until...

Sep 11, 2012 / 11:49 am

The decision has been made to keep Peachland Elementary School students in attendance at George Pringle Elementary for the rest of the day today (Tuesday). ...

Sep 11, 2012 / 10:24 am

A portion of the Evacuation Order for the Trepanier Forest Fire has been reclassified to an Evacuation Alert for the following properties: Cousins Place...

Sep 11, 2012 / 8:30 am

The Emergency Operation Centre reminds all residents that although the fire affected area may appear safe, serious hazards still remain. Listed below are...

Sep 11, 2012 / 8:22 am

Cooler temperatures and low wind overnight have provided ideal conditions for fire fighters monitoring the still active Trepanier forest fire. Fire crews...

Sep 11, 2012 / 6:25 am

The Peachland Fire is now 75 per cent contained. "Thanks to a break in the weather and diligent efforts made by firefighting personnel, the fire northwest...

Sep 10, 2012 / 7:00 pm

Despite the recent rescinded evacuation order for the Peachland Elementary School along Clements Crescent, the School District is still going ahead with its...

Sep 10, 2012 / 6:16 pm

Approximately 1,134 Peachland residents evacuated as a result of the Trepanier Forest Fire will be able to return home tonight. The Regional District says,...

Sep 10, 2012 / 5:22 pm

There were fewer people than usual at the Bliss Bakery and Bistro in Peachland Monday afternoon. Those who where there anxiously scanned the skies for signs of...

Sep 10, 2012 / 3:52 pm

Here is a video from CTV's Chopper 9, it shows the homes destroyed by fire. ...

Sep 10, 2012 / 2:20 pm

The Trepanier Creek Wildfire sprung up quickly and moved swiftly. Describing the fire as a 'wind driven event', Peachland Fire Chief, Grant Topham,...

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