BC WILDFIRE | Squamish Valley Fire | 2

AM UPDATE 2

Thursday | April 16, 2020

Brief Summary:

A wildfire is burning near Squamish, BC in Canada.  The wildfire name has  been changed from SQUAMISH VALLEY ROAD FIRE to new name of SQUAMISH VALLEY FIRE.

Incident Summary:

  • Started April 15, 2020
  • Reported at 1615 hours PT
  • Reported to Squamish RCMP and Integrated Police Dog Services
  • Cause: unknown
  • Size: unknown
  • Containment: unknown
  • Minimum of 60 hectacres
  • Unknown containment status

Resources:

  • Squamish RCMP
  • BC Wildfire Services
  • Town of Squamish

Evacuations:

  • RCMP and SAR teams worked feverishly to evacuate residents, while homes burned to the ground. (4/15/2020 2153 PT)
  • Evacuation map (0750 PT) Credit: Squamish RCMP

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Hashtags used on Social Media

  • BCwildfire
  • SquamishValley
  • Squamish
  • SquamishValleyRdFire

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