The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako has expanded evacuation order and alert areas for the Verdun Fire southwest of Grassy Plains.
The expanded evacuation order is in effect from the Tatalaska Forest Service Road (FSR) south to Eakin Settlement Road. Keefes Landing Road to the eastern boundary of Lot 897, including Takysie Pit Road and Takysie Recreation Site.
The expanded evacuation alert is in effect for Tatalrose Road south to Ootsa Lake, west of Tatalrose Lake to the eastern end of Takysie Lake.
The Francois Lake Ferry is running 24 hours a day to assist with wildfire evacuations and alerts in the region.
More information can be found at the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako website.