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Narcosli Creek wildfire update Aug 13…

Narcosli Creek (C12302)

Last updated: Monday, August 13, 2018 at 5:01 PM

Location: Approximately 31 kilometres southwest of Quesnel
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Discovered: Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Size: 3,788.0 hectares

Status: Active
• 80% guarded
• 30% contained
Yesterday, successful burn operations were completed to remove unburned fuels from the fires path. The fire is now 80 per cent guarded around the fires perimeter. Night operations with heavy equipment and ground crews worked throughout the night. Crews will focus on strengthening containment lines on the west and south flanks.

Interface: Interface Interface Fire
Evacuation Alert is in effect.

An Evacuation Alert and Order has been implemented by the Cariboo Regional District. For more information, please visit the Cariboo Regional District Website:
An Evacuation Alert has been issued the City of Quesnel with all City properties on evacuation alert west of the Fraser River.

More information
The fire size was updated to 3788 hectares earlier this morning, however a more accurate track was completed this morning resulting in the change in size.

Cause: Lightning Caused

• 104 firefighters
• 5 helicopters
• 10 heavy equipment
There are 104 firefighters, five helicopters and 10 pieces of heavy equipment on site.

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