The Old Camp Creek fire is located about 90 kilometres north of Revelstoke.

Old Camp Creek fire north of Revelstoke

Lightning-caused wildfire in remote area 90 kilometres north of Revelstoke; fire danger 'extreme' in Revelstoke area

A wildfire located in a remote area about 90 kilometres north of Revelstoke has expanded to about 16 hectares by July 30.

The lightning-caused Old Camp Creek fire was discovered on Saturday, July 27.

B.C. Forest Service Wildfire Management Branch rappel crews are establishing ground access to the fire.

Smoke from the fire may by visible from Highway 23 north. The fire is located to the east of the highway.

The fire danger rating in the mountains around the Revelstoke is listed as ‘extreme’ as of July 30.

 

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