Evacuation alert issued for Doig River First Nation due wildfire near Alberta border – Global News

May 7, 2023

A evacuation alert has been issued for the Doig River First Nation territory in B.C. due to the threat of the Boundary Lake wildfire burning close to the Alberta-B.C. border.

Doig River First Nation information officer Thomas Whitton says residents in that area need to take necessary steps to prepare for evacuation.

A local state of emergency has been declared as well by the Doig River First Nation.

Residents are being asked to have a to-go bag ready filled with items including face masks, prescriptions, change of clothing, extra set of car keys, credit cards, important documents and anything else one may find essential.

Members are not required to leave their homes at this time, however, they are urged to stay inside and avoid any strenuous outdoor activities.

Read More: https://globalnews.ca/news/9680639/alberta-bc-wildfire-evacuation-alert-doig-river-first-nation/

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