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RDBN updates China Nose Fire evac and alert zones

The Regional District of Bulkley Nechako has recalculated its evacuation alert and order for the China Nose fire.

A new evacuation alert goes from the District of Houston Boundary, along Highway 16 to the western boundary of Burns Lake at Nash Road to include the communities of Topley, Rose Lake, Palling and Decker Lake.

A new evacuation order has been put in for south of Heading Creek Forest Service Road, North to Gilmore Lake Forest Service Road, west to Equity Mine Road and east to Crow Creek Road.

The evacuation alert and order issued on Friday have been rescinded.

Those in the evacuation zone are asked to go to the CNC Burns Lake campus or the District of Houston office.

The fire is currently 3700 hectares in size and crews continue to battle it.

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