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October 27, 2017 3:40 pm

East Kootenay Feeling Impact of Wildfires

Saturday, September 2, 2017 @ 4:35 PM

Prince George, B.C. –  It is the East Kootenay region that  is now feeling the impact of  wildfires. 

The Lamb Creek fire has forced the evacuation of Moyie townsite, south to Stone Creek including Eagles Nest RV Resort Braunagel Road and  Moyie Shores Estates.  In all 233 properties are under evacuation order.

This is the second evacuation order in the region,  following  an order  issued last night for  the northern  area of Moyie,  Mineral and Monroe Lakes.

In addition,  all Crown land within the Rocky Mountain Natural resource District  is closed to the public

Flights from Cranbrook to Calgary have been cancelled, however Pacific Coastal flights to and from Vancouver  are still operating.


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