On Sunday, Aug. 22, the Hunakwa Lake wildfire near the Shuswap community of Seymour Arm will no longer be a fire of note.
At 9:40 a.m. on Saturday, the BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) said that the 3,601-hectare blaze will be taken off its fires of note page the following day.
The fire is no longer considered to be highly visible or pose a threat to public safety.
BCWS said crews will be patrolling and extinguishing any hot spots they find in areas closest to properties on the fire’s north flank.
In the coming days, a thermal imaging scan will be performed to see if any hot spots appear.