Electoral Area C, Lillooet Lake Estates and Heather Jean Properties
Update: Monday, August 14 5:54 p.m.
The B.C. Wildfire Service has confirmed that this fire is fully extinguished.
The B.C. Wildfire Service has advised the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) that a small wildfire is currently burning at 5,000 feet elevation on the northeast side of Lillooet Lake, in the area above Lillooet Lake Estates and Heather Jean Properties . This fire was reported on August 13. An initial attack crew is fighting the fire with a ground crew and two helicopters. BC Wildfire Service has not made any recommendation for an Evacuation Alert or Order at this time.
Please stay away from the fire area to ensure that fire crews have unhindered access for crews, vehicles and equipment.
The SLRD’s Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) is activated and the BC Wildfire Service is keeping the SLRD’s Emergency Program Manager informed.
The SLRD will continue to provide status updates as conditions change or as more information becomes available.