Rock Creek and Westbridge evacuated; 2,500 hectare fire threatens homes

Written by admin on 26/07/2019 Categories: 苏州美甲纹绣培训

WATCH: People are fleeing an enormous wildfire in the BC interior. John Hua has the latest. 

NEAR ROCK CREEK —; A fire that is now 2,500 hectares in size has caused the evacuation of hundreds of residents and campers in the Rock Creek area.

“Despite the best air tankers and crews on the ground, it’s just grown very quickly,” says Fire Information Officer Fanny Bernard.

The fire, which was first reported 1:30 Thursday afternoon, is near the junction of Highway 3 and Highway 33, 40 km east of Osoyoos.

B.C. Wildfire officials say several structures have been lost in different areas of the Rock Creek fire, including homes. It is not know how many have been lost at this time.

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