Max Winkelman

Smoke Clears

Intro Chapter 1Heating Up Chapter 2New Ground Chapter 3Inferno Chapter 4Smoke Clears…

Inferno

Intro Chapter 1Heating Up Chapter 2New Ground Chapter 3Inferno Chapter 4Smoke Clears…

Update: One person injured and one person dead after early morning shooting

Injured person is in the 100 Mile Hospital

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Numerous TNRD evacuation orders rescinded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Evacuation alerts near 70 Mile and Highway 97, 99 junction rescinded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. 4: Elephant Hill fire now estimated at 192,725 hectares

Burn off between Tin Cup Lake and Jim Mountain successful

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 31: “Quieter day” on Elephant Hill fire

Still some growth towards Sheridan Lake

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”