BC Forest Fires
- Past Experience
- “Currently registered for further fire mitigation and heavy equipment work for the coming fire season”
Okanagan Iron Worx is employed annually by the BC Wildfire Service as a contractor with our heavy equipment and is deployed alongside their personnel to work in any capacity they are able to assist with. This includes building fire guards, mitigating fuels, and assisting with back burns. With the variety of equipment and experience in the forest our crews are well versed in helping protect our towns and forests and fighting fires with BC Wildfire.
2021 Fire Season:
CAT 545D Skidder deployed to the Inkaneep Fire in Osoyoos
CAT D8N Crawler deployed to the Thomas Creek Fire in OK Falls
2022 Fire Season:
CAT 545D Skidder deployed to the Keremeos Creek Fire in Olalla
CAT D8N Crawler deployed to the Keremeos Creek Fire in Olalla
CAT 336ELH Hydraulic Excavator deployed to the Esperon Creek fire in West Kelowna.