North Shore Wildfire Contained

A one-hectare wildfire at the end of Rogers Road on the North Shore is fully contained, the Regional District of Central Kootenay reported this morning.

Fire crews from the Balfour-Harrop and North Shore Volunteer Fire Departments have been assisted by two three-man forestry crews.

The cause of the blaze was a tree that fell on the main transmission lines running along the North Shore.

Anyone who spots a wildfire is asked to call *5555 on their cell phone or call 1.800.663.5555.


For more information:
Nora Hannon

Emergency Coordinator

(250) 551-0917



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