REGIONAL DISTRICT OF CENTRAL KOOTENAY
MEDIA RELEASE
Nelson, BC
August 31, 2016
3:07 pm PDT

Three Wildfires Burning Near Sanca
No threat to homes
Three fires are currently burning in the Sanca area, approximately 12 km south of Boswell.
The South East Fire Centre reports that the fires are not posing a threat to structures or
communities.
The status of the fires is as follows:
• Fire south of Sanca Creek: 0.5 ha in size. One initial attack crew is on scene.
• Twin Bays Forestry Service Road: 0.3 ha in size. One helicopter and airtankers attacking the
blaze.
• Another fire in the Twin Bays area is 0.009 ha in size and is being attached by airtankers.
Anyone who spots a wildfire is asked to call *5555 on their cell phone or call 1.800.663.5555.

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