Evacuation Order reduced to Alert in McCormick Creek Wildfire

The RDCK will be reducing the Evacuation Order in the McCormick Creek wildfire area to an Evacuation Alert today at 6pm.

Residents are advised that although they will be allowed to return to their homes, they should be prepared to evacuate at a moments notice.

The Evacuation Alert area to the north will be rescinded and Highway 6 and the Nelway Border Crossing will also be opened today at 6pm.

The McCormick Creek fire is 50 per cent contained and 410 hectares in size as of yesterday afternoon.