Monthly Archives: August 2018

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Forest Fire Update

On Wednesday August 08, 2018 at 10:30am the Agassiz Fire Department was dispatched to a grass / brush fire along the roadside of the Lougheed Hwy just west of Ruby Creek. There were multiple spot fires located along the road allegedly caused due to a mechanical problem with a vehicle travelling west on the highway. [...]

By | August 9th, 2018|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Forest Fire Update

Forest Fire Update

All services are employed. There are no foreseen dangers to Seabird at this time. Hwy 7 is closed between Seabird Bluffs and Johnson Slough rest area due to a forest fire. No estimated time of opening. Alternate route from Agassiz, take Hwy 9 to Hwy 1. Updated on Wed Aug 8 3:15 pm PDT. (ID# [...]

By | August 8th, 2018|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Forest Fire Update

Update: Highway 7 from Seabird towards Hope will be closed.

Update: Highway 7 from Seabird towards Hope will be closed for the next few hours. Cars are being turned back at the gas bar, however Seabird Roads remain open. INCIDENT (Drive BC) Highway 7 Both Directions - Grass Fire 4 Km East of Wahleach Rd. in Agassiz has the highway closed so that water bombers can [...]

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Water Shortage Strategies for First Nations

Hello all, The FNFC is encouraging communities to be proactive and prepare to manage for low water flows connected to fisheries this summer. In conditions of extreme water shortage due to drought or water over-allocation, the BC Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNRORD) can implement one or more temporary regulatory [...]

By | August 7th, 2018|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Water Shortage Strategies for First Nations