Fernie Firefighter joins Doctor Creek Fire team

Fernie Fire and Rescue Fire Protection Officer Brett Uphill is trading his structural firefighting gear for wildland gear and joining a team that will provide Structural Protection to the Doctor Creek Fire near Canal Flats.

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Category 2 Open Burning Ban in Effect

The SE Fire Centre / BC Wildfire Service has announced that a Category 2 Open Burning Ban started Friday July 6th at 12PM throughout the Southeast Fire Centre’s jurisdiction.

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East Kootenay Fire Update

The BC Wildfire Service have 40 personnel on it, one helicopter, air tanker support, five pieces of heavy equipment, and have some machine guard and retardant guard on the south flank.

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