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Nohomin Creek (K70580)

Last updated: Thursday 14 July 2022 at 19:33 (0.4 hours ago)

Location: About 1.7 kilometers northwest of Lytton, on the west side of the Fraser River.

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Discover: Thursday 14 July 2022

Size: 200.0 hectares (estimated)

Maps and photos: There are no maps or photos available for this fire.

Status: Active

This incident is classified as out of control. Learn more about stages of control here.

The fire displayed rank three and rank four fire behavior. Learn more about wildfires here.

Heavy smoking, accessibility and terrain present challenges for staff.

Currently, there is no impact on Highway 1 or Highway 12. The Lytton ferry was closed in both directions. Check DriveBC for updates: https://drivebc.ca/#mapView&ll=54.8833%2C-122.6667&z=5

Interface Interface Fire

Evacuation order is in operation.

Lytton First Nation implemented a First Nations Evacuation Order Reserve 23, 27B, 27 and 27A.

Lytton First Nation has implemented an evacuation warning for First Nation Reserves 9A and 9B.

Lytton First Nation has implemented additional evacuation warnings and orders for properties up to Cameron Bar IR 13.

Lytton First Nation Contact for Evacuation Information: Bobbi McKay, 778-254-9754

Thompson Nicola Regional District has issued an evacuation order for constituency “I” (Blue Sky Country). For more information, please visit: https://www.tnrd.ca/services/emergency-services/evacuation-order-alert-notices/

More information
Kamloops Fire Brigade Information Center, 250-554-5965

Cause: Research

The cause of this incident is currently unknown and is being investigated. Fire origin and cause specialists have been deployed.


• 32 firefighters

• 2 helicopters

Three 4-person initial attack teams and a 20-person unit crew respond with support from two helicopters and air tankers. In addition, RCMP is on site.

An incident management team has been deployed and will take over command of the incident in the coming days.

Ground crews will remain on site overnight.

An additional 40 staff will be on site tomorrow morning.

Links for more information on fires in general

  • EmergencyInfoBC Online source for emergency alerts
  • DriveBC Road Conditions and Closures
  • BC Air Quality The Air Quality Health Index is a health protection tool designed to help you make decisions to protect your health by limiting short-term exposure to air pollution and adjusting your activity levels during elevated levels of air pollution.

Fire cache age: 7/14/2022 7:57:11 PM - 1 of 300 seconds.
Link cache age: 7/14/2022 7:57:11 PM - 1 of 1800 seconds.

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