RESCINDED: Evacuation Alert: Sitkum Creek wildfire; North Shore outside of Nelson; Regional District of Central Kootenay. July 14

The RDCK has rescinded the evacuation alert for residents near the Sitkum Creek/Duhamel wildfire on a recommendation from the Wildfire Management Branch.

Please check the District’s website and Facebook page for further updates. More information on this wildfire is available at

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