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Wildfire forces evacuation orders in parts of Manning Park, BC – BC

ByRandall B. Phelps

Sep 5, 2022

Crews continue to battle a wildfire that has forced an evacuation order in parts of Manning Park, east of Hope.

The Heather Lake wildfire is one of five notable wildfires in British Columbia

It has grown to an estimated 1,900 hectares and is burning about three miles southwest of Manning Park Resort, crossing the United States border.

Although the station is not immediately under threat, crews are working proactively to ensure its safety.

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A number of park trails and facilities are affected.

These include Monument Trails 78 and 83, Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), East and West Similkameen Trails, Windy Joe Trail and PCT Frosty Mountain Trail at Frosty Mountain Junction, as well as Monument 78 and the PCT. backcountry campgrounds and Windy Joe Lookout.

BC Wildfire Crews says they expect more fire activity Tuesday and Wednesday due to warmer temperatures.

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