British Columbia

Aerial photo from August 17
Aerial photo from August 17 Photo credit: BC Wildfire Service

Okanagan wildfire now in mop-up stage after 'excellent' progress

By The Canadian Press
August 18, 2016 - 6:40pm

KELOWNA, B.C. — A wildfire burning on the west side of Okanagan Lake near Kelowna, B.C, is now in the mop-up stage.

The Central Okanagan Regional District says an emergency operation centre has been closed after crews made excellent progress fighting the Cinnabar Creek wildfire.