Tuesday, Sept 5, 2017 – 9:05am Update
Preliminary reports this morning indicate that there was no significant growth on the fire overnight. BC Wildfire Service has reported that the actual size of the fire is less than originally reported at 1,500 hectares and is actually less than 1,000 hectares.
As reported yesterday, there will be an increase in firefighting activity within Summerland today. A large BC Wildfire Service basecamp will be set up in Living Memorial Park and additional machinery will be mobilized.
The Evacuation Alert remains in effect as a precautionary measure.
Access to Garnet Valley Road will be limited to personnel involved in firefighting activity and local traffic. Please be respectful and stay away from areas nearest the fire.
More information will be posted as it becomes available.