Please please evacuate!!, reads the most recent post on the MD of Opportunity No. 17 Emergency Management Facebook page. It appears with a screen shot of a Google Earth graphic of the wildfires burning near the reserves at Wabasca.
The next previous post reads:
The McMillian Fire has crossed highway 754 and the south C" Road. FIRE IS still spreading to the East of South C road
There will be door to door evacuation orders commencing at 6 am for the Hamlet of Sandy Lake as there is possible closure of Highway 813.
Appears to be moving southeast direction in line of reserve d and towards 813.
Please register at the Calling Lake Recreation complex!!
Please Leave the Community!!
The MD was urging family members who knew of family still in the community to tell them to get out as soon as possible.
Windspeaker.com is working to get more information on this ongoing situation.