WILDFIRES – Martin Mtn. fire ‘no longer posing the same threat to residents’

Monte Lake fire last Wednesday. (Image: Twitter)

TNRD News release, 6 p.m. Sunday, July 30, 2017:

The Evacuation Orders and Alerts in place for residents near Monte Lake are being updated. The Martin Mountain Fire near Monte Lake that triggered the Orders and Alerts is no longer posing the same threat to nearby residents. Effective 7:00 p.m. today, properties that are currently on Order in the Kristianson Road area will be on Evacuation Alert. A number of properties that had been on Evacuation Alert will be considered all clear.

An updated map is attached showing the area now under Evacuation Alert.

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