Update - July 3 Bootleg fire listed as Under Control
BC Wildfire Service has now listed the Bootleg fire as under control. Thanks to crews for their swift efforts to contain this fire.
You can watch for updates on this and other fires in BC using the BC Wildfire Service Dashboard.
July 3rd, 2021
The Kimberley Fire Department has been made aware of a small wildfire in the Matthew Creek/Bootleg area west of Kimberley.
BC Wildfire Service is currently actioning the approximately .60 hectare fire. The suspected cause is lightning.
The City of Kimberley will continue to provide updates as they become available.