FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The B.C. Wildfire Service has released a new map that shows the approximate location of Siphon Creek fire.
The map shows the fire is still 66,600 hectares with 50,000 hectares burning in B.C. and 16,600 in Alberta. The fire is now 30 per cent contained, but crews experienced stronger winds from the southwest on Monday.
Here is the new map released by the B.C. Wildfire Service.
An evacuation alert issued on Sunday remains in place and covers the area below.
There is also an evacuation preparedness alert in place for part of Clear Hills County in Alberta. This map shows the area under that alert.
Resources Working the fire
- 169 firefighters
- 11 helicopters
- 13 heavy equipment