The Law Creek wildfire, burning six kilometres southwest of West Kelowna, forced the evacuation alert of 198 homes in the upper Glenrosa area of the city Friday morning.
As of Friday afternoon, 69 of those properties under evacuation alert have now been rescinded.
The Law Creek wildfire is an estimated eight hectares in size.
READ MORE: B.C. wildfires map 2018: Current location of wildfires around the provinceThe remaining 129 properties identified Thursday remain on evacuation alert, meaning residents at those properties need to be ready to leave at a moment’s notice.
READ MORE: Wildfires force state of local emergency in Peachland: 1,490 on evacuation alert
All previously issued evacuation orders and alerts remain in effect.
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An Emergency Support Services (ESS) reception centre at the Lakeview Heights Baptist Church, 2630 Alhambra Dr., West Kelowna, will reopen Friday at 8:30 a.m. to help affected residents on evacuation order. Residents must register at the reception centre to receive any assistance and lodging from ESS volunteers.
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