RESCINDED: Evacuation Alert: Petitot River wildfire; Penn West Wildboy Plant; Northern Rockies Regional Municipality. Updated July 13

Due to the decreased threat of wildfire in the area, the Evacuation Alert for the following area has been rescinded by the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality:

The Evacuation Alert is in effect for the following area:

  • Bounded by the longitude 120 55.0’W to 121 15.0W; the Petitot River to the north; and the latitude 59 25.0’N to the south.

For more information, visit the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality website. Updates on this wildfire activity are available at

Learn about preventing wildfires in B.C. and what to do if your community receives an Evacuation Alert or Order by visiting PreparedBC.

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