Harrop Creek Wildfire: No Significant Growth Towards Communities Below, Evacuation Alert Remains in Place

The Harrop Creek Wildfire continues to burn, however there has been no significant growth towards the communities below. The communities of Harrop, Procter, Sunshine Bay, and Kootenay Lake Village still remain on Evacuation Alert.

A public meeting was held last night in Procter in which BC Wildfire and RDCK Emergency Services staff updated residents on the status of the wildfire and answered their questions. A summary of the meeting will be available on the RDCK website later this evening.

Residents who wish to receive text updates specific to the Harrop Creek Wildfire for the duration of the incident can text HARROP to 778-400-1771.

The RDCK continues to encourage all residents to prepare a 72 hour Grab and Go Emergency Kit for themselves and their families and to sign up for the RDCK Emergency Alert Notification System.

Residents can also visit the BC Wildfire Status page for information on current wildfires in the area.

The RDCK will provide updates as information becomes available.

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 For further information, please contact:

EOC Information Officer

250-505-3853

 

The content on this page was last updated September 5 2017 at 2:20 PM