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Wildfire near 100 Mile House now estimated at 500 hectares; evacuation order expanded

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The Cariboo Regional District (CRD) has expanded the Evacuation Order for the Gustafson North FSR fire to include approximately 28 more properties in the Tatton Station Road area.

RCMP went door to door to contact the people being evacuated.

Yesterday, the CRD placed 5 residents in the Tatton Station Road area under an evacuation order. It remains in place and a total of about 33 properties are within the new boundary.

An emergency Social Services Reception Centre has been established at the Curling Rink on Airport Road in 100 Mile House.

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The Gustafsen wildfire near 100 Mile House is now estimated at 500 hectares in size.

BC Wildfire Crews worked throughout the night with support from heavy equipment to build containment lines around the fire. Crews will have more resources on the ground and in the air this morning.

The Gustafson wildfire near 100 Mile House is now estimated at 500 hectares in size, up from just two hectares less than 24 hours ago.

Map of area covered by evacuation order from the Cariboo Regional District

 

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