The BC Wildfire service will be setting up a large basecamp today at Living Memorial Park in Summerland to intensify the fight against the Finlay Creek Wildfire.
More firefighters are to be brought in to the area over the next few days.
A crew of seven with 12 pieces of heavy equipment worked on the blaze overnight.
Last evening it was still estimated at 1500 hectares, burning in steep terrain.
The District of Summerland issued an Evacuation Alert last evening for properties on Garnet Valley Road north of Wildhorse Road.
Properties on Wildhorse Road are also included.
In the Meadow Valley area, north west of Summerland, 55 properties and Darke Lake Provincial Park remain on mandatory Evacuation
A further 97 properties in the Faulder area, west of Summerland, remain on Evacuation Alert.