Rapid Creek Wildfire: Evacuation Alert Rescinded

BC Wildfire Service has advised the Regional District of Central Kootenay that the threat posed by the Rapid Creek wildfire has diminished enough to rescind the Evacuation Alert for all residents in the Poplar Creek area, effective immediately.

See attached official Evacuation Alert Rescind and map.

To all RDCK residents, businesses and visitors in the area, please sign up to the RDCK Emergency Alert system which will inform users if a call to action is necessary in the event of an emergency or disaster. http://www.rdck.ca/EN/main/services/emergency-management/emergency-alerts.html

The Central Kootenay EOC would like to thank the Poplar Creek residents for their cooperation, and to all the agencies involved including BC Wildfire Service for their continued hard work and dedication.

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For further information, please contact:
Central Kootenay Emergency Operations Centre
250-352-7701

The content on this page was last updated September 18 2017 at 2:09 PM