Areas in green have had evacuation orders rescinded (FILE/RDOS)

Areas in green have had evacuation orders rescinded (FILE/RDOS)

More Nk’Mip Creek wildfire evacuations rescinded

Parts of Mt. Baldy remain under evacuation alerts

More evacuation orders for areas near the Nk’Mip fire have been rescinded.

The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen’s order for evacuations were issued on August 8 for parts of Electoral Area A near the Nk’Mip Creek Wildfire and rescinded Friday (Aug. 20).

Regions east of Oliver and northeast of Osoyoos are no longer under evacuation orders, however, parts of Mt. Baldy just east of Oliver remain under evacuation alert.

More planned ignitions took place Friday to help contain the fire.

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