100 Mile fire department on scene in 103 Mile

Fire appears to be extinguished

UPDATE (12:30 p.m., April 27): 100 Mile House Fire Rescue responded to a call for a small wildfire in the 103 Mile area.

“There were two structures and a vehicle that were in close proximity and threatened by the fire,” said Deputy Fire Chief, Brandon Bougie. “Once crews arrived on scene the fire was quickly knocked down and overhaul was conducted.”

According to Bougie, the incident started from a small backyard fire that got away from the resident due to strong winds.

The fire was burning an area of approximately 50’ x 100’. 100 Mile House Fire Rescue attended the scene with two apparatus and eight firefighters along with mutual aid from the 108 Mile Volunteer Fire Department.

“100 Mile House Fire department would like to remind everyone to be careful when conducting any type of burning and to follow the requirements set out by BC Wildfire Service,” said Bougie.

ORIGINAL (4:50 p.m., April 26): 100 Mile House Fire Rescue is on scene in 103 Mile to extinguish a grass and bush fire.

The fire appeared to be extinguished.

The incident occurred along 103 Mile Lake Road. Smoke was noticeable in the air.


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.


Just Posted

Around $13.6 million of capital projects have been completed or committed in the 108 Mile Ranch area

A string of announcements was made at the 108 Mile Golf Resort for the near future of the community

B.C. firefighters being deployed to Northern Alberta

The Chuckegg Creek fire has been burning for several days and thousands of people have been told to evacuate

Did you stay around 100 Mile House for the May Long Weekend?

Did you stay around 100 Mile House for the May Long Weekend?… Continue reading

On a journey with Forest Grove artist Neil Pinkett

Art by Neil Pinkett will be on display at Parkside Art Gallery from May 17 - June 15

South Green Lake VFD busy with live fire training, runaway grass fire and garage sale

SGLVFD busy with live fire training, runaway grass fire and May 19… Continue reading

Killer of Calgary mother, daughter gets no parole for 50 years

A jury found Edward Downey guilty last year in the deaths of Sara Baillie, 34, and five-year-old Taliyah Marsman

Toddler seriously injured after falling from Okanagan balcony

RCMP are investigating after a two-year-old boy fell from the balcony of an apartment in Kelowna

Cost jumps 35% for Trans-Canada Highway widening in B.C.

Revelstoke-area stretch first awarded under new union deal

Is vegan food a human right? Ontario firefighter battling B.C. blaze argues it is

Adam Knauff says he had to go hungry some days because there was no vegan food

Winds helping in battle against fire threatening northern Alberta town

Nearly 5,000 people have cleared out of High Level and nearby First Nation

B.C. sends 267 firefighters to help battle Alberta wildfires

Out of control fires have forced evacuations in the province

LETTER: Fletcher ‘blurs reality’ on B.C. union public construction

Bridge, highway projects awarded to companies, not unions

Terrace hospital’s business plan approved

Health Minister’s announcement opens door to construction phase

Most Read