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Slocan Park fire nearly contained

Ground crew and helicopters have been stood down as mother nature weighs in on the Slocan Park wildfire.

Over 27 millimetres of rain in a 24-hour period has helped douse the flames and the blaze is now 80% contained.

But the wet conditions and low cloud means there had been no activity Friday.

Information Officer Julie Castonguay tells us what happens next.

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The lightning caused fire burst into life nearly two weeks ago.

The Evacuation Alert for nearby properties was lifted Thursday.

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