The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako has expanded both the evacuation order and evacuation alert boundaries related to the Island Lake Wildfire.
As of August 6, 2018 at 2130 hours, the evacuation order area now covers the area including 43485 and 44250 Holy Cross Binta Forest Service Road (FSR) to the east of Borel Lake, including Anzus Lake Recreation Site, Borel Lake Recreation Site, and Burner Recreation Site
The evacuation alert area now covers the area including Binto Wo Forest Service Road to 400 metres east of Nithi Road, Nithi Pit Road and a portion of Holy Cross Binta Forest Service Road. South of Francois Lake to above the Binta Main Forest Service Road.
Residents in the Evacuation Alert area are advised that they should continue to prepare themselves to be ready for a potential evacuation. Information and maps detailing the Evacuation Alert can be found on the Regional District website at www.rdbn.bc.ca