Prescribed burn continues in Selous Creek area

The Nelson Daily
June 10, 2024
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

NELSON, BC — To help reduce the wildfire risk in the wildland urban interface, the BC Wildfire Service is supporting the Kalesnikoff Lumber Company and the Regional District of Central Kootenay in continuing the prescribed burn in the Selous Creek area near Nelson. The BC Wildfire Service said this burn is located approximately two kilometres south of the City of Nelson on the east side of Highway 6 and will cover up to 14 hectares. BC Wildfire Service said the exact timing of this burn will depend on weather and site conditions, but it could begin as early as Tuesday, June 11, 2024. “Smoke may impact residents near the burn area and may be visible from Nelson and surrounding areas, and to motorists travelling along Highway 6 and 3A,” the BC Wildfire Service media release said. 

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