The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) has issued an Evacuation Alert for the Elkford area and the mine properties north of Sparwood as a precautionary measure as the Quinn Creek and White River Complex Fires continue to burn.
- RDEK Evacuation Alert (includes map)
- RDEK Media Release
- What to do if evacuated from your home
- BC Wildfire Service Active Wildfires Map
For more information residents should call the RDEK Information Line at 1-855-346-2188 or visit their website at http://www.rdek.bc.ca/departments/emergencyservices/emergencyinfo/.
The District of Sparwood will be updating their website and social media accounts once the wildfire poses any kind of threat to residents and their property within the municipal boundary.