Changes made to Donnie Creek wildfire evacuation alerts, orders

The Peace River Regional District has changed the size of the evacuation orders and alerts for the Donnie Creek wildfire.

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A map showing in red where the evacuation order is for the Donnie Creek wildfire.
The area of the evacuation order. (PRRD)

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The Peace River Regional District (PRRD) has changed the size of the evacuation orders and alerts for the Donnie Creek wildfire.

The following areas are under an evacuation alert:

  • Nig Creek and North of Nig Creek on the Beatton Airport Road,
  • North of 24 km on Tommy Lakes Road,
  • East of Highway 97 from Mile 120 to Trutch,
  • Including all areas within 20 km of the Donnie Creek Evacuation Order Area.

The following areas are under an evacuation order:

  • North of the Beatton River on Tommy Lakes Road and the Beatton Airport Road,
  • North of Grewatsch Creek on PDR 22,
  • Extending North to the border with the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality.

The Donnie Creek wildfire combined with the West Conroy Creek, Hockey Creek and Katah Creek wildfires, and is now approximately 118,000 hectares.

For the latest information on alerts and orders in the PRRD, visit its website.

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