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RDCK hosts community wildfire information sessions

Nelson Daily Staff
By Nelson Daily Staff
August 28th, 2018

As the Regional District of Central Kootenay rescinds an Evacuation Alert that was in effect for Edgewood and area, and has reduced the Evacuation Order in Brooklyn and area, officials along with BC Wildfire Service are hosting community wildfire information sessions.

The public is invited to attend — especially those residents and visitors who are affected by current Evacuation Alerts or Orders due to wildfires near their communities.

Here are the details:

  • EDGEWOOD, Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 3 p.m.
  • Royal Canadian Legion Branch 203, 234 Granby Dr., Edgewood
  • NAKUSP, Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 7 p.m., Nakusp & District Sports Complex, 200-8th Ave NW, Nakusp

There was a meeting hosting in Castlegar Tuesday.

The fire affecting Edgewood is the Mt. O’Leary, approximately 4.5 kilometres south of Edgewood on the west shore of Lower Arrow Lake 

The RDCK urges the public in critcial areas to follow the link for more details, or contact the EOC at 250-352-7701.

The RDCK EOC will provide further updates as more information becomes available.



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