Wildfire Updates

Wildfire Update 2

BC Wildfire ground crews and air support report that they are making good progress with the spot fire identified as wildfire #K42897 near the top of the
Kendry Creek area caused by lighting last night. The City will remain in contact with the Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Department and BC Wildfire until the fire is deemed under control.

The City of Armstrong is standing down the Emergency Operations Centre at 4 pm today, August 22 but will continue monitoring throughout the evening. For more information on the Emergency Management in the City of Armstrong go to the City’s webpage https://cityofarmstrong.bc.ca/emergency-management

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Wildfire Update 1

The City of Armstrong has activated a Level One Emergency Operation Centre to monitor a spot fire identified at wildfire #K42897 near the top of the Kendry Creek area.

The fire is located about 7km from town and was found at 9:20pm Monday evening and is reported at just under 1 hectare in size.

The Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Department and BC Wildfire are monitoring the situation together to determine how to action the fire. Fire Chief Cummings reported that when possible, during first light, air support will action the fire. The cause of the fire is thought to be lightning as a storm went through the area last night.

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Stage 2 Water Conservation Restrictions Activated: Residents are encouraged to limit watering and to follow the restriction guidelines. For more information, please consider reading the City of Armstrong Water Use and Conservation Bylaw.

Sanitary Cleaning and Closed Circuit Camera Work: Contractors and City staff will be accessing easements for sanitary, storm and water within resident’s property from August to November. Notices will be provided when work will begin in the area via door knock. Access to private property will only be conducted during the day.