RESCINDED: Evacuation Alert: East side of Koocanusa Lake from Elk River Bridge to US border (Linklater Fire). Issued by the Regional District of East Kootenay & the Tobacco Plains Indian Band. Sept. 11, 2017

An Evacuation Alert has been RESCINDED by the Regional District of East Kootenay for the area on the east side of Koocanusa Lake, from Elk River Bridge to the US border between Highway 93 and Koocanusa Lake. This includes Roosville, Grasmere, the Tobacco Plains Indian Band and recreational properties in Edwards and Loon Lakes.

View the Rescinded Evacuation Alert and area map (PDF).

For more information visit the Regional District of East Kootenay website or Facebook page.

More information on the current wildfire situation is available on the BCWildfire website , Twitter feed or Facebook page. Information on roads and highways can be found on DriveBC’s website and Twitter feed.