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  • July 27, 2021 9:30am - Fernie sky looking South from Maiden Lake
  • Fernie Sky at 8:00pm July 26, 2021 - facing south
  • July 26, 2021 9:30am - Fernie sky looking North West from Annex Park
  • July 25, 2021 10:00am - Fernie sky looking North West from Fernie Skate Park
  • July 24th 2021 10:00am - Fernie sky looking North West from Art Station Square
  • Fernie Sky at 9:00pm July 23, 2021 - looking west
  • July 23, 2021 9:30am - Fernie sky looking North from Annex Park
  • Fernie Sky at 9:00am July 23, 2021 - looking north
  • July 22, 2021 9:30am - Fernie sky looking South West from Annex Park
  • Fernie Sky at 9:00am July 22, 2021 - looking southwest
  • Fernie Sky at 8pm July 21, 2021 looking Northwest
  • July 21, 2021 13:00pm - Fernie sky looking South West from Downtown
  • Fernie Sky at 9:00am July 20, 2021 - looking North
  • July 19, 2021 11:00am - Fernie sky looking North West from Highway 3
  • July 18, 2021 1:00pm - Fernie sky looking North at Fernie Alpine Resort
  • Fernie Sky - July 18th at 11:30am
  • July 17, 2021 11:00am - Fernie sky looking North by Maiden Lake
  • July 16, 2021 3:00pm - Fernie sky looking North West by Highway 3
  • July 15, 2021 4:00pm - Fernie sky looking North by Annex Park
  • July 14, 2021 3:00pm - Fernie Sky looking North by City Hall
  • July 13, 2021 1:00pm - Fernie Sky looking North on the Elk River
  • July 12, 2021 1:00pm - Fernie Sky Looking North West at Mt Fernie
  • July 11, 2021 7:00pm - Fernie Sky Looking North West at Annex Park
  • July 10, 2021 5:00pm - Fernie Sky Looking North West at Annex Park
  • July 9, 2021 9:00am - Fernie Sky Looking South-West
  • July 8, 2021 4:00pm - Fernie Sky Looking North at West Fernie Bridge
  • July 8, 2021 9:00am - Fernie Sky Looking South-West
  • July 7, 2021 6:00am - Fernie Sky Looking South West at Island Lake Lodge
  • July 6, 2021 1:00pm - Fernie Sky Looking North West
  • July 5, 2021 12:00 - Looking north towards Three Sisters
  • July 5, 2021 10:00am - Fernie Sky Looking West
  • July 2, 2021 8:50am - Fernie Sky Looking SW
  • Clear Sky in Fernie, BC - 8:00am June 30, 2021
  • June 22nd 2021 - Fernie Golf Club looking NE to Mt. Hosmer

Wildfire updates daily

Tuesday • July 27, 2021

A slight haze of smoke in the sky this morning. Campfire ban in effect.

Any smoke in the sky is from wildfires west of the region by Wasa, the West Kootenays and Okanagan. Winds can move smoke in and out of the community regularly.

Check back daily for updated images or view our local webcams in the links below. See the previous day's images by scrolling through the images.

Important Links (Fernie is in the 'Southeast' region):

Local radio stations list:

What to do if you see signs of a wildfire

To report a fire or smoke plume, call *5555 or 1-800-663-5555

Past summer conditions

The summer of 2020 and 2019 did not see any forest wildfire activity in our area. In 2017 and 2018 Fernie experienced periodic smokey skies, primarily between early August and early September, but no wildfires. Scroll through the image gallery above to see images of the Fernie sky from the past seasons.

In BC, local community and regional governments lead the initial response to emergencies in communities.

Additional links:

How to prepare in case of wildfire

Wildfire Preparedness - What To Do.  In BC, local community and regional governments lead the initial response to emergencies in communities.

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