Red indicates Evacuation Order. Yellow indicates Evacuation Alert.

Evacuation Order issued for two McCormick Creek homes

The Evacuation Alert issued on Monday has been expanded to two more properties

Two properties in the area of McCormick Creek/Rosebud Lake have been put on Evacuation Order as precautionary measures due to concerns for access and egress.

The current Evacuation Alert in the McCormick Creek area has been expanded to include 2 more properties.

The attached map indicates the Evacuation Order and Evacuation Alert areas.

All affected properties are being visited by the RCMP to ensure this information is being delivered to property owners.

BC Wildfire crews continue to work in the area. At this time there is no Evacuation Alert or Order issued for the Shambhala Music Festival or the Village of Salmo. See map below.

B.C. Wildfire service reports that the fire now covers 160 hectares, up from 100 yesterday.

In order to receive instant texts and voicemails in the event of an evacuation order, please ensure that you are signed up for the RDCK Emergency Alert System by visiting For updates on the current McCormick Creek wildfire situation, visit:

BC Wildfire – Interactive Map of Current Fires


Just Posted

Vees rout Smoke Eaters 7-2

Penticton is up 2-0 in best-of-seven playoff series

Penticton Vees erase two-goal deficit to defeat Trail

The Vees take Game 1 of the second round of the BCHL playoffs

Researcher’s quest for information on Trail airman garners response

Aircraftman 1st Class John Dunlop McVie was killed in action over Germany in 1944

Greater Trail police officer involved in Highway 3B crash

The accident happened Wednesday night at the Waneta Plaza lights

No dedicated parking for the Riverfront Centre

Trail council opted to retain long term parking in the lot across the street from the new complex

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

A frustrated Trump lashes out at special counsel Mueller

In a series of weekend tweets naming Mueller for the first time, Trump criticized the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election

B.C. teachers’ union to ask for higher salaries to help with shortages

B.C. starting teacher salaries are $10,000 to $15,000 lower than Ontario or Alberta says B.C. Teachers’ Federation president.

Few political staffers on Parliament Hill report sexual misconduct: survey

Sixty-five of the 266 survey respondents said they had personally experienced at least one incident of sexual harassment.

Experimental pot lab sprouting cannabis-infused drinks, new edibles

Nestled inside Canopy Growth Corp.’s sprawling marijuana facility outside Ottawa is a special laboratory

Federal committee to examine human trafficking in Canada

The Commons committee plans on holding hearings in Montreal, Toronto, Edmonton and Vancouver.

Anti-pipeline protestors block Kinder Morgan tanker near Seattle

Protest was spurred on by the 28 anti-Kinder Morgan activists arrested in Burnaby

Some surprises in new book about B.C. labour movement

“On the Line” charts history of the union movement back to the 1800s

B.C. cyclist races to first win of the season in New Zealand

Casey Brown captures Enduro title by more than two minutes at Crankworx Rotorua

Most Read