Back to top

Nk’Mip Creek Wildfire Alerts Rescinded

Cooler temperatures and lighter winds have enabled fire personnel to make progress on suppression efforts.

The evacuation alert for residents in the Mount Baldy area due to the Nk’Mip Creek Wildfire has been rescinded.

Cooler temperatures and lighter winds have enabled fire personnel to make progress on suppression efforts.

According to the BC Wildfire Service, 61 personnel are still actioning the fire with assistance from 9 pieces of heavy equipment.

“We are grateful to residents for their understanding, patience and cooperation during what has been a stressful event,” said Mark Stephens, Emergency Operation Centre Director.

“Our Emergency Operations Centre is thankful to everyone who has followed the alert,” adding that the RDKB’s primary concern is public safety.

The RDKB’s Emergency Operations Centre will now stand down. Residents are still encouraged to sign up for the Emergency Alert System and to check with the BC Wildfire Service for wildfire activity around the province.

Reminders:

Check current wildfire activity at https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/wildfire-status/wildfire-situation  (BC Wildfire is the lead agency for information about wildfires in the Province)