News Siphon Creek Wildfire over 85,000 ha SHARE ON: Spencer Gowan, staff Sunday, May. 29th, 2016 The Siphon Creek wildfire has grown to 85,300 hectares. BC Wildfire is showing the fire has grown nearly 10,000 ha in two weeks. Almost a quarter of that (22,600 ha) is burning in Alberta. The fire is about 40% contained, with six helicopters and over 130 fighting the blaze. The Beatton Airport Road wildfire is 90% contained. It hasn’t grown much at all in almost two weeks and is hovering around 15,739 ha. There are eight firefighters and two pieces of heavy equipment fighting there.