Nk'Mip Creek wildfire continues to be stalled thanks to help from Mother Nature

Conditions great at wildfire

There continues to be good news from the Nk'MIp Creek wildfire northeast of Osoyoos.

As cooler temperatures, higher humidity and some precipitation continue, the fire is no longer growing.

Crews continue to work on containment and mopping up edges.

Evacuation orders in the Mt. Baldy community have been downgraded to alerts as of Monday. All structural protection equipment near the community will be removed by Thursday.

Small planned ignitions will take place by hand in the north of the fire, and limited aerial ignitions will also take place Wednesday and Thursday, weather allowing.

The Nk'Mip Creek wildfire is listed at 20,066 hectares and has been burning since July 19.

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