Jeff Johnson - The Drive FM - Cranbrook

Crews back burning to establish a fire gaurd
Crews back burning to establish a fire gaurd BC Forestry

Aggressive wildfires in East Kootenay force pull out of fire crews

By Jeff Johnson - The Drive FM - Cranbrook
September 8, 2017 - 10:10am

CRANBROOK, B.C. -  Crews have been pulled off three wildfires burning near Elko due to safety concerns.

The fires burning southeast of the community continue to grow, with the Lodgepole wildfire the largest at 1,751 hectares.