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830PM Aug 19 UPDATE – BC Wildfire Service Working Fire Off Rockwell Bay/East Harrison Lake

Harrison – Wildfire BC reported a new fire as of August 19 off Rockwell Bay on East Harrison Lake.

As of 8:20 PM August 19 – the fire doubled in size throughout the day and is now 1.5 hectrares. The cause remains unknown .

Harrison Hot Springs Fire Department posted to their Facebook page –

Harrison Hot Springs Fire is aware of a wildfire on the east side of Harrison Lake on the forest service road. AFD crews along with the BC Wildfire Service responded to the reports at 3:30 AM Friday morning. The fire is burning off the main service road on Slollicum Creek FSR. The fire is clearly visible from the lakefront in Harrison.

As a reminder: If you do spot a wildfire, call 1-800-663-555 or *5555 from a cell phone to report it.

2022 Wildfire Harrison Lake/Rockwell Bay/Harrison Hot Springs Fire Department/Todd Richard/ Facebook/Aug 19 2022
2022 Wildfire Harrison Lake/Rockwell Bay/Harrison Hot Springs Fire Department/Facebook/Aug 19 2022

The cause is unknown as of 8 AM Friday.

Wildfire BC has their interactive map here.

Ryan Kehler posted to the Facebook page — Harrison Hot Springs Bulletin Board

Fire visible northeast of Rockwell Bay and Greenpoint. 911 has been called, I was referred to the BC Forest Fire Service and they have started a report.

Kimee Tth posted a picture:

2022 Wildfire Harrison Lake/Rockwell Bay/Facebook/ Kimee Tth /Aug 19 2022

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