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Conservation Officers helping out with Christie Mountain wildfire

Image Credit: Facebook/Conservation Officer Service
August 23, 2020 - 6:00 AM

Conservation Officers are helping out firefighters at the Christie Mountain Wildfire located south of Penticton this weekend.

Officers have been guarding restricted areas to ensure public safety and to avoid interference with fire crews, according to the Conservation Officer Service's Facebook post.

As of Saturday afternoon, the fire, located six kilometres north of Okanagan Falls, was mapped at 2,035 hectares.

READ MORE: Firefighter has truck stolen while battling Penticton's Christie Mountain wildfire

"There has been minimal fire activity over the last 24 hours, and as a result the estimated growth is approximately 35 hectares," according to the BC Wildfire Service.

 


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