August 10 – 2018 Castle Fire Ban Evacuation Alert

Alberta Parks has closed the following locations: (The Sage Creek fire has not crossed the border at this time. This is a pro active alert).

West Castle Valley to the east and South of castle Mountain Resort

South castle Valley. South of designated camping area No. 3

Residents of the M.D. of Pincher Creek No. 9 were advised Friday afternoon to prepare for possible evacuation as the Sage Creek forest fire in B.C. continues to burn. The Alberta Emergency alert issued an evacuation alert for the Castle Mountain resort, West Castle Valley, South castle Valley and all areas South of Highway 774 from the turnoff of Beaver Mines Lake to castle Mountain Resort. Officials are placing barricades along highway 774 at the turn off at the turnoff for Beaver Mines Lake road.

Please be safe and do not enter the Castle area at this time. A complete fire ban is in place.

SCaT

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