More Forest Service Roads have reopened in the area of the White River Fire near Whiteswan.
The RDEK has announced the following Forest Service Roads are now open:
– White River FSR
– White – Grave FSR
– White-North Fork FSR
– White-Middle Fork FSR
– White-Schoefield FSR
– Lodgepole Creek RP – R05956 section 1.
The White-East Fork Forest Service Road remains closed from the 45 kilometre marker to the 60 kilometre marker. due to public safety concerns. The RDEK says that section will remain closed until further notice.
The Regional District adds the closure is now being managed by the Rocky Mountain Forest District
For more information, call Front Counter BC at (250)426-1766.
(Photo of the White River Fire taken in September 2017)
– From the Regional District of East Kootenay