Share Your Thoughts - Merry Creek Wildfire Response

Share Your Thoughts - Merry Creek Wildfire Response

On July 1 the Merry Creek Wildfire broke out just above Meadowbook Drive. The City issued Evacuation Orders and Alerts to keep the community safe. Thanks to our local firefighters, all homes were protected. The City would like to thank:

  • Southeast Fire Centre
  • BC Wildfire Service
  • City of Castlegar Fire Department
  • Ootischenia Fire Department
  • Robson Fire Department
  • RDCK Regional Fire Services
  • Kootenay Boundary Fire Rescue (Trail)
  • Passmore Fire Department
  • Tarrys Fire Department
  • Pass Creek Fire Department
  • Balfour Fire Department
  • Beasley Fire Department
  • RDCK Emergency Operations Centre
  • Castlegar Search and Rescue
  • Red Cross Emergency Support Services
  • Ministry of Transportation &
  • Infrastructure
  • Yellowhead Road & Bridge
  • FortisBC

We are thankful for all the help and community support. As we debrief on the lessons learned during this emergency, we want to hear from you. What worked well and how can we improve? Share your thoughts in one of the following ways:

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