Max Winkelman

Max posted 33 stories to Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal.
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Aug. 20: Some precipitation on Elephant Hill fire

New restrictions on crown land

  • Aug 20th, 2017 5:10pm

Loon Lake residents can return home as of 1 p.m. Sunday

Surrounding areas still on order

  • Aug 19th, 2017 2:50am

Aug. 17: “Things are stable for now” on Elephant Hill fire

About 150 firefighters working on the north end of the fire

  • Aug 17th, 2017 3:50pm

Aug. 13: Elephant Hill fire estimated at 149,914 hectares

Fire got close to Green Lake, reached Young Lake

  • Aug 13th, 2017 10:25am

Aug. 12: Elephant Hill fire progressed significantly towards the north and northeast

“The winds were incredibly gusty today which made firefighting efforts very difficult.”

  • Aug 12th, 2017 10:00am

Evacuation order rescinded along Highway 97 between Chasm and 70 Mile

Area will still be under an evacuation alert

  • Aug 9th, 2017 6:30pm

Aug. 6: “A pretty good day today” on Elephant Hill fire

More controlled burns near Clinton

  • Aug 6th, 2017 1:30am

Aug. 5: Elephant Hill fire did not cross Highway 99 or Highway 1

“We haven’t seen a lot of growth today”

  • Aug 5th, 2017 9:45am

Aug. 3: No aircraft on Elephant Hill fire today due to smoke

“Most of the work done today would have been on the ground”

  • Aug 3rd, 2017 10:00am

Aug. 2: No additional structures lost in recent days due to Elephant Hill fire

Escaped burn holding atop ridge

  • Aug 2nd, 2017 11:25am

Elephant Hill fire causes evacuation alert southwest of Clinton

“Wildfire continues to pose an imminent threat to people and property”

  • Aug 1st, 2017 10:45pm

July 31: Elephant Hill firefighters make use of northerly winds

Over 500 personnel working on the fire now

  • Jul 31st, 2017 9:35pm

July 30: Elephant Hill fire estimated at 78,548 hectares

“The fire remains on the east side of Highway 97. No structures were lost.”

  • Jul 30th, 2017 5:25pm

Green Lake area evacuation orders affected 1,621 properties

Clinton order affected 650 people

  • Jul 30th, 2017 4:15pm

BREAKING: Evacuations ordered for Green Lake, 70 Mile, Watch Lake

Area south of Highway 24 on alert

  • Jul 30th, 2017 12:15am

Elephant Hill fire is just under 68,000 hectares

Controlled burns took place on the Clinton side

  • Jul 27th, 2017 9:30pm

July 22: Elephant Hill fire has not grown outside of its perimeter today

The containment percentage has not changed

  • Jul 22nd, 2017 6:55pm

July 21: “Almost no growth” on Elephant Hill fire

Fire behavior mostly rank 2 today, with a bit of rank 3

  • Jul 21st, 2017 9:10am

Clinton Corridor and other evacuation orders downgraded

Sections of Highway 97 open up

  • Jul 20th, 2017 10:30pm