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Last Mt. Law wildfire evacuation order lifted in Central Okanagan

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August 30, 2021 - 2:05 PM

The last property under evacuation order due to the Mt. Law wildfire burning near West Kelowna is now on evacuation alert.

There has been no significant growth on the wildfire over the past 24 hours thanks to favourable weather, according to a Central Okanagan emergency operations centre media release issued today, Aug. 30.

“While smoke continues to be visible, this is not a threat for residents returning to their community,” West Kelowna fire chief Jason Brolund said in the release. “Smoke plumes are from the perimeter of the fire and those lines are not being challenged.”

Last night, Peachland firefighters doused a hot spot, and a small planned burn near Drought Creek yesterday to reinforce a guard on the east side of the fire was deemed a success.

There are no remaining evacuation orders in relation to the Mt. Law wildfire, the emergency operations centre said. Go here to see a map of the properties that remain on evacuation alert.


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