HUDSON’S HOPE, B.C. – The District of Hudson’s Hope has lifted the evacuation order for the community.

Residents that evacuated can now return home as the evacuation order has been lifted and only an evacuation alert remains in place for part of the community.

The Peace River Regional District has also lifted their evacuation order for the Battleship Mountain Fire.

The following are in the District remains under an evacuation alert.

The District of Hudson’s Hope has released information about resident should do when they return home. We have posted that information below.

Highway 29 is now open between the community and Chetwynd and Fort St John.

Cooler temperatures and the rain have helped firefighters battling the Battleship Mountain Fire near Hudson’s Hope. As of Saturday morning the fire was still listed as out of control and just over 30,000 hectares.

The fire received 10 to 20 mm of rain since Friday.

Residents that need help returning to the community should contact Emergency Support Services in Fort St John before leaving.

The ESS is offering gas cards for residents that need assistance. Those can be picked up before 6pm Saturday at the North Peace Arena.

BC Wildfire structural protection teams remain in the community at this time.

A do not consume order still remains in place for any water from the District.

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Adam Reaburn is the owner of Moose FM and Adam has been working in broadcasting for over 20 years. Adam and his wife Tammy have lived in Fort St. John for over 18 years.