Penticton, B.C. – An area restriction for access to all Crown lands is now in place around the Finlay Creek wildfire that is 7.5 kms southwest of Peachland.
As illustrated in the map, this area restriction includes Darke Lake Provincial Park, Garnet Lake and Munro Lake Forest Service Road.
The fire is now estimated to be about 1,000 hectares in size.
The area restriction will remain in force until noon on Oct. 31, 2017, or until the order is rescinded.
Area restrictions are put in place to help protect public safety and allow fire suppression efforts to continue efficiently.
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