Red indicates Evacuation Order. Yellow indicates Evacuation Alert.

Evacuation Order issued for two McCormick Creek homes

The Evacuation Alert issued on Monday has been expanded to two more properties

Two properties in the area of McCormick Creek/Rosebud Lake have been put on Evacuation Order as precautionary measures due to concerns for access and egress.

The current Evacuation Alert in the McCormick Creek area has been expanded to include 2 more properties.

The attached map indicates the Evacuation Order and Evacuation Alert areas.

All affected properties are being visited by the RCMP to ensure this information is being delivered to property owners.

BC Wildfire crews continue to work in the area. At this time there is no Evacuation Alert or Order issued for the Shambhala Music Festival or the Village of Salmo. See map below.

B.C. Wildfire service reports that the fire now covers 160 hectares, up from 100 yesterday.

In order to receive instant texts and voicemails in the event of an evacuation order, please ensure that you are signed up for the RDCK Emergency Alert System by visiting www.rdck.ca. For updates on the current McCormick Creek wildfire situation, visit:

BC Wildfire – Interactive Map of Current Fires

 

Just Posted

Columbia River Treaty renegotiation set to begin in early 2018

Renegotiation of the Columbia River Treaty between Canada and the U.S. will begin in early 2018

Site C dam goes ahead, cost estimate now up to $10.7 billion

Premier John Horgan says Christy Clark left him no other choice

Leafs dig out of funk

Mid-season stumble ends with 4-1 win

PHOTOS: Whitewater opens season in style

On Friday Whitewater opened for the 2017/2018 winter season — the stoke was real

Nelson plans sewer and water rate increases for 2018

The increase will amount to $18.00 per year for a single family dwelling

VIDEO: New series takes in-depth look at sexual harassment in B.C.

Black Press takes a hard look at sexual harassment in B.C.

Local fabric artist Kate Bridger opens exhibit at Nelson Public Library

Bridger will be exhibited at the Nelson Public Library until Dec. 31

Nelson council updates banner policy

The purpose of the banner is to publicize events

Paul Saso releases Kootenay Inspired at Touchstones Nelson

8 years in the making, Saso’s book looks at the people who inspire him in our community

Glacier trio shines in Kelowna

Dafni van Hellemond, Eden Bellman and Brianne Stefani took home 12 medals last weekend

COLUMN: 100 years since the Halifax explosion

Greg Scott looks at significant events from the past 100 years.

COLUMN: Trimming back for the holidays

Anne DeGrace talks about cutting back over Christmas

Hwy. 1 avalanche improvements promise less delays

B.C.’s new remote avalanche-control systems near Revelstoke are ready for avalanche season

Most Read