Harrop Creek Wildfire: Public Meeting Tomorrow at 6pm

There will be a public meeting held tomorrow, Monday September 4th at 6pm to update residents on the Harrop Creek Wildfire. The meeting will be held at the Procter Community Hall at 246 Third Avenue in Procter.

The BC Wildfire Service will be leading the public meeting, with RDCK Emergency Services staff also in attendance.

There has been no significant growth of the wildfire overnight towards the communities below, and BC Wildfire continues to build their containment line. The Evacuation Alert for the communities of Harrop, Procter, Sunshine Bay and Kootenay Lake Village remains in place.

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.

All residents are encouraged 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 or by noon tomorrow.

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 For further information, please contact:

EOC Information Officer

250-505-3853

The content on this page was last updated September 3 2017 at 12:13 PM