Puntzi Lake fire Impacts Properties
Williams Lake, B.C.- The B.C. wildfire Management Branch has confirmed four properties have been consumed by the Puntzi Lake wildfire.One resort, two permanent homes, one seasonal home and multiple outbuildings on a total of four properties have been consumed by the flames. All affected property owners have been notified.
On July 8, the CRD expanded an evacuation order to include approximately 50 properties along the northern, western and southern shores of Puntzi Lake.
An Evacuation Alert which is along the northern end of the lake and south of the fork on the Puntzi Lake Road down to Highway 20 remains in effect.
The Puntzi Lake fire remains at approximately 1,200 hectares.