Thank you to the BC Wildfire Service for their hard work gaining control of the 2.9-hectare fire at Stirton Road. The fire is now listed as ‘Under Control’ thanks to their quick action. It is anticipated that smoke will be visible for the next 24-48 hours. Investigators are on-site to determine the exact cause of the fire. (Photo: BC Wildfire Service)
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BC Wildfire Service firefighters have extinguished a small fire in the Mark Creek area. The lightning-caused fire began on August 2nd and did not grow larger than 0.5-hectares.
We wish to thank BC Wildfire firefighters for their quick action and hard work. The City of Kimberley Emergency Operations Centre has been deactivated.
Provincial Fire Fighters are working to extinguish a small 0.5-hectare fire west of the City of Kimberley. The fire, which began on Sunday, August 2, is believed to have been caused by lightning. Though overnight wind conditions were high, the fire has not changed in size.
City Crews will be turning on the taps at the Rotary Splash Park on Friday, July 17th after the COVID-19 pandemic forced it to remain closed this season. As with other parks and playgrounds that have re-opened, enhanced safety measures will be put in place to help limit the potential spread of the virus.