Harrop Creek Wildfire: Public Meeting Tonight at 6pm

The Regional District of Central Kootenay is reminding residents in the Harrop Creek Wildfire evacuation alert area of a public meeting being held tonight to provide an update on the status of the wildfire. The meeting will be held at 6pm at the Procter Community Hall at 246 Third Avenue in Procter. Residents are encouraged to carpool to the meeting, and depending on the amount of attendees the meeting may be held outside at the community hall. 

The BC Wildfire Service and RDCK Emergency Services staff will be hosting the meeting and residents will have an opportunity to ask questions.

The Harrop Creek Wildfire continues to burn at the top of the slope, with minimal spread towards the communities below. 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 4 2017 at 11:00 AM