Coldstream Creek fire completely contained, crews mopping up

The Coldstream Creek fire between Logan Lake and Ashcroft
Image Credit: B.C. Wildfire

ASHCROFT - The Coldstream Creek fire between Ashcroft and Logan Lake is now 100 per cent contained while B.C. Wildfire crews focused on mop up efforts today. 

Kelsey Winter, a fire information officer with the province, says crews spent the day, July 27, cleaning up the perimeter of the 250-hectare fire and falling damaged trees which could pose a danger.

There are currently 58 firefighters on scene along with one helicopter and two pieces of heavy equipment.

Crews discovered the lightning-caused fire one week ago on July 20.

An evacuation alert was issued and later rescinded. 

To contact a reporter for this story, email Glynn Brothen at gbrothen@infonews.ca, or call 250-319-7494. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

— This story was updated at 7:33 p.m., July 27, 2015, to correct a date.


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