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NAT089 – (Wildfires-BC)
FORT NELSON, B.C. x–20s. Residents of Fort Nelson, B-C and the Fort Nelson First Nation will be able to return home as of 8 a-m on Monday, weeks after wildfires forced thousands to evacuate. Rob Fraser is the mayor of the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality that includes Fort Nelson. He says he is relieved and optimistic, but notes some people don’t have a home to return to.
(“..experienced some loss.”) (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: The 123-square-kilometre Parker Lake fire destroyed four homes and damaged six other properties. Fraser says evacuation alerts will remain in place as active wildfires are still burning in the area, meaning residents should be prepared to leave again if needed.

The Canadian Press broadcast team