The Hawaii Mars could receive flight orders as early as July 7, Mayor Mike Ruttan said after taling with the Minister Steve Thomson.
The firefighting crews will do a staged ignition.
Reinforcements arrive in Abbotsford and Cranbrook, aircraft deployed to Kamloops with more wildfire help on the way
The B.C. Fire Service reported that the Sproat Lake fire has grown to 125 hectares.
Cost on pace with firestorm 2003, where Barriere, Okanagan Park fires burned homes, businesses rail trestles