Chelaslie River wildfire update

As of Sept. 12, the fire is estimated to be 133,100 hectares in size and 75 per cent contained.

The Chelaslie River wildfire that is located approximately seven kilometres south of the Chelaslie River remains a wildfire of note, according to the B.C. Wildfire Management Branch.

As of Sept. 12, the fire is estimated to be 133,100 hectares in size and 75 per cent contained. This is a five per cent increase in containment from a previous Sept. 8 update. An evacuation alert remains in effect.

The B.C. Wildfire Management Branch has stopped updating the China Nose wildfire that is burning 15-km southeast of Houston. The fire is no longer deemed a wildfire of note with the last update appearing Sept. 1 and stating it to be 3450 hectares in size and 75 per cent contained.