Today, May 29, Northwest Fire Centre gave an update on the Wynkes Creek wildfire (R10507) that was discovered around 1 p.m. on May 27. It is now being held at 120 hectares.
This fire is in close proximity to the fire to the - Oknainski Lake and is likely putting off a decent amount of smoke making it visible to Burns Lake, Highway 16, and surrounding communities. It is currently estimated to 100 hectares and considered out of control at the moment.
The Oknianski Lake (R10501) is approximately 13.5 hectares and is listed as under control.
Crews and machines work are still pushing in guard and air support is on site.
No evacuation alerts or orders have been recommended at this time.