Eagle Bluff wildfire - UPDATE
Eagle Bluff (K51244)
Last updated: Thursday, August 08, 2019 at 7:01 AM
Discovered: Sunday, August 04, 2019
Size: 1,250.0 hectares (estimated)
Interface: Interface Fire
Evacuation Alert is in effect.
BC Wildfire Service has recommended an evacuation alert to the Regional District of the Okanagan-Similkameen for electorial area C and to the Osoyoos Indian Band.
For more information pertaining to these evacuation alerts, please contact the authorities directly.
Cause: Under Investigation
The incident is currently under investigation.
• 104 firefighters
• 13 helicopters
• 5 heavy equipment
The size is currently estimated at 1,250 hectares. Yesterday, crews conducted a successful ignition operation south of Gallagher Lake. Crews are preparing for another planned ignition operation from Mudd Lake, south towards McKinney Road area, if conditions are favourable.