The Grouse Greek fire in mid-August. (BC Wildfire Service)

The Grouse Greek fire in mid-August. (BC Wildfire Service)

Wildfire prompts evacuation order for communities northeast of Pemberton

Grouse Creek fire showing ‘extremely vigorous’ behaviour

An evacuation order has been issued for communities of Ponderosa and McGillivray north of Pemberton because of the Grouse Creek fire late Wednesday night.

According to the Squamish Lilloet Regional District, the wildfire is now showing “extremely vigorous” behaviour.

An evacuation alert remains in effect for the D’Arcy area, and Highline Road remains closed.

The D’Arcy dock is open, but the Ponderosa and McGillivray docks are closed.


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