To protect the public and responders in an area where there is ongoing fire suppression activity, the the Nadina Natural Resource District has temporarily restricted access of Augier Forest Service road in the vicinity of the wildfires.
Only those with permanent residence in the affected area should travel beyond 0 km of the Augier FSR, and only in compliance with any applicable Evacuation Order.
Restrictions will be posted at:
• 0 kilometres of the Augier FSR at Junction with Hwy 16 W
• 7 kilometres of the Augier FSR at junction with the Hannay
• 36 kilometres of the Augier FSR at junction with the Old Babine Lake Rd.
• 0 kilometres of the Mercury FSR at junction with Old Babine Lake Rd.
Geographic boundaries of this closure are available on the map here.
This closure is in effect as of July 11, 2023 and will remain in effect until the public is otherwise notified.
Access for any purpose other than accessing permanent residence should be authorized by a permit issued by the Regional District of Bulkley Nechako. An application for an access permit can be obtained here.
Road closures and area restrictions are subject to change depending on fire activity. For the most current information please visit the bans and restrictions section of the BC Wildfire website for the Northwest Fire Centre.
http://www.bcwildfire.ca or download the BC Wildfire App free for Apple and Android devices.