A number of East Kootenay areas have been listed on the BC Wildfire Service’s danger class rating system
The danger class rating rates communities from low to high on a scale from 1-5.
The ratings are based on data from weather stations which report to the Southeast Fire Centre.
A number of communities in our region are listed at 4 and 5 with others coming in at 3.
Cranbrook and Koocanusa are both rated at 4.
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