Tara Bowie

Update: BC Wildfire monitoring flare ups above K-Mountain in Keremeos

Fire has reached a bowl area in high elevation on K-Mountain, risk of fire coming downslope is low

Snakes rattling up trouble for wildfire crews near Keremeos

Terrain near the Snowy Mountain fire, 14 kilometres southeast of Keremeos, is home to rattlesnakes

UPDATE: Highway 3 near Hedley open

A transport truck caught fire just east of Hedley causing a grass fire

Similkameen Valley home of Best Cider of the Year

Twisted Hills in Cawston won Best Cider of the Year in WineAlign. Other wineries won awards too.

Update: Smokier skies expected near Snowy Mountain fire

Planned burn offs are expected near the Smoky Mountain fire Wednesday

Update: Crews mop-up Placer Mountain fire, still 90 per cent contained

Crews have made significant progress on this fire and will patrol and mop-up today.

Update: Wind cancels burn-off plans for Snowy Mountain fire

The Snowy Mountain fire did not grow overnight Tuesday and remains 40 per cent contained

Similkameen grassfire put out within ‘a stones throw’ from homes

Bud Gottfriedson and his family was woken up when two grass fires were within 100 metres of his home at the side of Highway 3. Highway was closed 10 km east of Keremeos.

Grassfire put out within ‘a stones throw’ from some homes

Bud Gottfriedson and his family was woken up when two grass fires were within 100 metres of his home

VIDEO: Early morning blaze pushes Keremeos fire resources to max

A storage building behind a restaurant in downtown Keremeos was destroyed by fire.

Update: Structures still at risk from Snowy Mountain fire

While the Snowy Mountain wildfire continues to rage, crews are actioning two new fires

Update: Protection plan in place for Cathedral Lakes Lodge

BC Wildfire has continues to work the Placer Mountain wildfire

Coffee with a cop brews up community engagement

Several members of the RCMP did some community outreach by having coffee at Starbucks in Penticton

Update: Snowy Mountain fire now 10,911 hectares in size

BC Wildfire Crews and Keremeos Volunteer firefighters working hard to control fire

Breaking: Snowy Mountain wildfire jumps Similkameen River

The Snowy Mountain fire near Keremeos continues to rage out of control

Keremeos firefighters working night patrols as Snowy Mountain fire rains ash, embers

Keremeos firefighters will work night shifts as long as needed, patrolling for spot fires

UPDATE: Placer Mountain fire in the Similkameen grows to 2,336 hectares

BC Wildfire Service continues to work to get the Placer Mountain fire under control

Update: Snowy Mountain fire evac alert expands to ranch land near Keremeos

As of Wednesday late afternoon Snowy Mountain fire has grown to 6,594 hectares in size.

UPDATE: Snowy Mountain fire near Keremeos burns vigorously

The high elevation fire near Keremeos holds at 1,910 hectares

BC Wildfire successfully ignites fuels near Placer Mountain Fire in Similkameen

Crews continue to action Placer Mountan wildfire 37 kilometers south west of Keremeos