The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako has expanded the evacuation order for the Shovel Lake wildfire.
The newly expanded area stretches to the boundary, but does not include, the Nadleh Whut’en First Nation.
The order is in effect for an area east of the center of Taltapin Lake to West of the Sutherland Angly Forest Service Road and Sutherland FSR, south of the Camsell FSR-Cunningham FSR Junction and Cunningham FSR-Marie North FSR Junction to Stella Rd and the north
shore of Fraser Lake to the boundary of Nadleh Whut’en First Nation.
The Shovel Lake fire, now 54 km southwest of Fort St. James, is estimated at 315 kilometres square kilometres.
More information about evacuation orders and alerts related to the fire can be found the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako website.