An emergency Evacuation Order has been issued by the Regional District of Central Kootenay Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) pursuant to Section 12 (1) of the Emergency Program Act (RS, 1996, Chap 111) that a state of local emergency exists in the Sheep Creek Road area, southeast of Salmo due to a wildfire and the imminent threat of it spreading.

Therefore, due to the potential danger to life and health from the McArthur Creek wildfire, an Evacuation Order has been issued for the following addresses (see map attached to the evacuation order):
2245 Sheep Creek Road
2259 Sheep Creek Road
2345 Sheep Creek Road

Further information will be issued should the situation change. View the order and map: Evacuation Order McArthur Fire