FS008-22: This lightning-caused fire is burning on both sides of Highway 1 between approximately 40km from Wrigley by kilometre 650. The fire has reached 5631 Ha at last update.
An Incident Management Team continues to protect cabins and homes in the area – including a homestead at Willowlake River — with the ultimate goal of bringing the fire under control. Ignition operations (also known as controlled burning) are planned in the coming days for the northwest section of the fire to limit fire growth by burning off trees, brush, grass, and other unburnt fuel in the area.
This fire is not currently putting any communities at risk. Smoke continues to be significant in the area and will remain for the foreseeable future.
Highway 1: The Mackenzie River/N’dulee Ferry and Highway 1 between km remain open for now. Follow the latest from the Department of Infrastructure, drive carefully, and follow all directions and signage as you drive.
FS011-22: This lightning caused fire is approximately 16km from the southeast shores of Keller Lake. No communities, cabins, infrastructure, or other values are currently at risk. The fire will be monitored.
All other active fires are under control or being monitored for protection of communities, cabins, infrastructure, and other values at risk.