UPDATE: 3:15 p.m.
Over 100 properties put on evacuation alert for the Nk’Mip fire will be taken off the list as of midnight tonight, July 27.
All properties north of Highway 3, east of Cottonwood Dr. and west of 45th Street will no longer be on evacuation alert. Those addresses were put on alert July 20 and include Black Sage Rd, 45th Street, Jackpine, Birch, Willow, Maple and Main Street.
However, Osoyoos has extended its state of emergency status until Aug. 3.
The Oliver Landfill is back open to full hours after closing due to the Nk’Mip Creek Wildfire.
The town has also ended its state of local emergency as the fire moves further east.
The Town of Osoyoos on the other hand has extended its local state of emergency until August 3, at midnight.
The Oliver Landfill is back open to its regular hours from Monday to Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. The used motor oil drop-off is open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
The Nk’Mip Creek wildfire has burned over 6,800 hectares and led to hundreds being evacuated. Some of those orders have been rescinded as the fire continues to move eastwards.
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