Skip to content

Tentfire Creek blaze now 1,700 hectares

1,700 hectare fire.
Tentfire Creek July 7
Tentfire Creek on July 7, 2021.

The District of Tumbler Ridge has noted the Tentfire Creek fire burns 1,700 hectares in size at kilometre 23 on Kinuseo Falls Road and is 18 kilometres away from the townsite.

The District says BC WiIdfire Service says they anticipated the growth as firefighters remain on scene with heavy equipment to attack the head of the fire and to establish guards where needed. 

The fire near Hook Creek is now approximately 203 hectares and continues to be monitored. 

Monkman Provincial Park remains closed at the park boundary. 

There are 306 wildfires currently burning in the province, with 26 new fires in the last two days.

20210716 Media Release by Tom Summer on Scribd