(Photo credit: BC Wildfire dashboard)

(Photo credit: BC Wildfire dashboard)

UPDATE: Jensen Creek wildfire still active

UPDATE: July 26, 2019, 2:15 p.m.

  • Jul. 25, 2019 12:00 a.m.

UPDATE: July 26, 2019, 2:15 p.m.

The wildfire located at Kuskonook (fire number: N71083) has been extinguished. The wildfire located at Jansen Creek (fire number: N71094) is still active and has grown to 0.40 hectares in size.

To report a wildfire or an open burning violation, call *5555 on a cellphone or 1-800-663-5555.

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BC Wildfire Service reported two small wildfires in the Creston Valley on Thursday.

Both wildfires are estimated to be 0.01 hectares in size.


  • Kuskonook (fire number: N71083) suspected cause of the fire is unknown.
  • Jansen Creek (fire number: N71094) suspected cause of the fire is lightning.

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