An evacuation alert for the community of Seymour arm was rescinded on Aug. 20, 2021. (Shuswap Emergency Program image)

An evacuation alert for the community of Seymour arm was rescinded on Aug. 20, 2021. (Shuswap Emergency Program image)

Evacuation alert rescinded for North Shuswap community

Seymour Arm was given the all clear Aug. 20 at noon

The North Shuswap community of Seymour Arm is no longer on evacuation alert.

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District announced the alert was rescinded at 12 p.m. Aug. 20.

The alert was in place due to the Hunakwa Lake wildfire, which is still burning out of control at 3,601 hectares.

The Hunakwa Lake wildfire was discovered on July 9, and the alert has been in place since July 14.

On July 22, an evacuation order was issued for parts of Seymour Arm. That order was rescinded Aug. 9.

Read more: Evacuation alert lifted for Sicamous, remains in place for Swansea Point


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