Goose Lake Fire Updates*

Fri, July 16, 2021 - 9:30 am

12:00 pm - The EOC will stand down at noon today. BCWS is leading the response and continues to action the fire. KFR continues to support as required. 

10:30 am – KFR continues to support BCWS in their response to the Goose Lake Fire, located between Jacko Lake and Long Lake Road. Conditions are improving. We will provide another update at noon. 

9:22 am – Traffic is restricted to local traffic only on Goose Lake Road. BCWF and KFR are on site and continue to action and monitor the fire and have resources available should they be needed. 

8:48 am -The Emergency Operations Centre has been activated in response to the Goose Lake Fire*. At this point, the fire IS NOT A THREAT TO KAMLOOPS. Kamloops Fire Rescue and BC Wildfire are on site actioning and monitoring the fire. If it becomes a concern, the public will be notified. 

Read the summary of the City's response here

* This fire has since been named the Cole Hill Fire by BC Wildfire Service