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Evacuation Alert issued northwest of Vanderhoof

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) has put out an evacuation alert for residents near the Dog Creek Trail wildfire.

The fire has grown to 80 hectares in size, with 29 firefighters, a helicopter, and two pieces of heavy equipment, but no other details are available.

While this doesn’t require someone to leave their home, the RDBN and the BC Wildfire Service are urging caution for anyone living nearby and to be prepared if upgraded to an evacuation order.

The alert is in effect for:

  • East of Dog Creek Forest Service Road to Geernaert Road
  • South of Barlow Forest Service Road to the Nechako River
  • Westwood Road and Braeside Road

The RDBN says help is available for those needing to move livestock; they are asked to call 1 (800) 320-3339 or (250) 692-3195.

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Evacuation Alert area northwest of Vanderhoof during Dog Creek Trail blaze | Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN)
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