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The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako has issued an evacuation alert for a rural area outside Vanderhoof, B.C.
Homes in Electoral Areas D and F, east of the Dog Creek Forest Service Road on the map below are asked to gather essential items like medication and keepsakes and make a plan to leave if required.
The Dog Creek Trail wildfire is about 60 hectares in size, burning 25 kilometres northwest of Vanderhoof and visible from communities in the area, according to the B.C. Wildfire Service.
It is one of at least 12 new wildfires started in the Prince George Fire Centre
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