Temporary camp for BC Wildfire

Service Announcement

As part of the City of Penticton's continued support of efforts in battling the Keremeos Creek Wildfire impacting the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen and Penticton Indian Band, a temporary camp for incoming firefighters from BC Wildfire Service is being established.

Beginning tonight, BC Wildfire will be utilizing the Adidas Sportsplex and Kings Park for approximately 100 crew and apparatus over the next few days to assist in fighting the Keremeos Creek Wildfire.

This support from the City of Penticton follows on earlier actions, including providing care for animals and assistance to evacuees on Friday night.