Update August 17, 11:00am
Fire crews heavily actioned firefighting efforts on this fire yesterday. This fire has been contained and is no longer active.
New fire: K72693 Mission Ridge east up Microwave Road
A new lightning strike fire discovered yesterday is currently estimated at .2HA and is receiving full suppression efforts with eight firefighters and one helicopter on site. Mission Mountain Road is open but smoke may be highly visible from the road and we urge extra caution for those travelling through the area.
The SLRD will provide further updates as required and direct updates from BC Wildfire are available at bcwildfire.ca