Evacuation Alert for Elkford and Area

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.

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.