Update from Incident Command 15:20: With many thanks to all responding fire departments, crews are soon wrapping up and will continue to monitor the site over the next few days.
Update from Incident Command 14:02: Fire is now 100% contained. Crews remain on scene.
Update from Incident Command 13:35: Open flame has been extinguished. Black area now 150’X75’. Crews continuing to contain fire (currently 50% contained). Twelve responding firefighters across agencies.
OP: Sooke Fire Rescue, and mutual aid partners (Otter Point/Metchosin/East Sooke Fire Departments) are on scene responding to a Rank 2 brush fire in the area of Basinview Heights in Sooke (off of Ayum Road). The fire is approximately 100X40 feet and is on a significant slope.