Hudson’s Hope Fire Update

A fire on Highway 29 towards Hudson's Hope. Photo submitted
A fire on Highway 29 towards Hudson’s Hope. Photo submitted

HUDSON’S HOPE, BC- Here is the latest information, as of 9pm, about the Hudson’s Hope fires, according to the District of Hudson’s Hope.

Progress is being made on all fires, with fires being predominately reduced to hotspots around the area. Officials are also reporting that there are no new fires around the village, and Wildfire Management Services, along with the Hudson’s Hope Fire Department are keeping a close eye on all existing fires.

Here’s a list that they’re watching;

-The Drew Road fire has been extinguished, and is currently being mopped up.

-The fire northeast of Wegen Road has now moved 1  kilometer north of its current position, and is continuing to cross Brenot Creek towards Lynx Creek.

And,

-The Hudson’s hope Fire is now within a fire guard.

Officials are asking that the public stay away from areas affected by fire, as it hampers the rescue efforts, and that while residents are being allowed back home, that they remain alert to changing conditions. The District will re-evaluate the Evacuation Alert tomorrow afternoon.

On a good note, no residences or structures are being threatened there at this time.