Max Winkelman

Sept. 17: Elephant Hill at 70 per cent containment

People will continue to see smoke within the fire perimeter

Badly burned snowshoe hare survives Elephant Hill fire

The rabbit, named Harrison, suffered burns to 95 per cent of his body. ‘His fur was quite crispy.’

Numerous TNRD evacuation orders rescinded

Including South Green Lake (Sept. 12), West of Eagan Lake, Sharpe Lake area and Deadman-Vidette area

Evacuation alerts near 70 Mile and Highway 97, 99 junction rescinded

Update: another Hutchison Lake property downgraded to alert

Sept. 3: Real progress on east flank of Elephant Hill fire

Flank didn’t receive the winds that were expected

Sept. 2: Elephant Hill fire reached Sheridan Lake

“The objective tomorrow [is] sprinklers, sprinklers, sprinklers”

Firefighters from around the province join fight in the South Cariboo

“We’re here to help as much we can.”

Aug. 29: Elephant Hill fire grows beyond containment lines on northeast

“All available resources … are currently responding”

Aug. 27: Elephant Hill fire 50 per cent contained

“No new growth to the fire since earlier last week”

Aug. 20: Some precipitation on Elephant Hill fire

New restrictions on crown land

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

Surrounding areas still on order

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

About 150 firefighters working on the north end of the fire

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

Fire got close to Green Lake, reached Young Lake

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

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