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Rock Creek evacuations update

John Maclean from the RDKB brings us an Evacuation Order and Alert update from the wildfire situation near Rock Creek in the West Boundary.

Highway 3 west of Rock Creek and Highway 33 to Anarchist Peak are closed.

The fire spread quickly after being reported early afternoon.

It moved north forcing people in the Kettle River Provincial Park to evacuate on foot and the evacuees were tactically evacuated by incident command.

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Residents on Christian Valley Road to Fiva Creek were evacuated. Evacuees are directed north, up the Christian Valley Road to Lumby.

Evacuees from Rock Creek to Westbridge are being directed to Willow Park Church in Kelowna on Highway 33 .

Livestock is being received at the Rock Creek Fairgrounds.

*Picture – James MacKay / Facebook

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