RESCINDED: Evacuation Alert: wildfire East of Lake Koocanusa; Baynes Lake area; Regional District of East Kootenay. July 8

Progress has been made on the Baynes Lake wildfire and the Regional District of East Kootenay has therefore rescinded the Evacuation Alert that was in effect for the following areas:

  • south of 1347 Waldo Road, including the community of Kragmont and an area south of the river; and
  • Baynes Lake.

Additional information can be found on the Regional District’s website or on Facebook.

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