Wildfire update for Monday, August 8, 2022

Aug 8 2022

Keremeos Creek Wildfire update for 5:00 pm Monday, August 8, 2022:

Evacuation Orders and Alerts remain in place, and Highway 3A remains closed. BC Wildfire reports that 405 firefighters, 21 fire engines, 15 water tenders, 16 helicopters and 43 pieces of heavy equipment continue to work on containing the fire. 

The RDOS Emergency Support Service Reception Centre in Keremeos was busy again today, and will be open tomorrow, August 9 at Victory Hall, 427-7th Avenue, Keremeos, starting at 9:00 am.

The Village of Keremeos wishes to thank the firefighters, all the people who are volunteering their time and their homes to help others in need, and the Keremeos businesses who have donated and contributed: Buy Low, The Ranch and Subway.

For the latest updates from the Emergency Operations Centre, monitor the RDOS EOC updates at Hot Topics rdos.bc.ca