The evacuation order for all of Long Island has been cancelled, per the Fraser Valley Regional District. (Screenshot/Alertable)

The evacuation order for all of Long Island has been cancelled, per the Fraser Valley Regional District. (Screenshot/Alertable)

Evacuation order for Long Island cancelled

Order lasted for 11 days

The Fraser Valley Regional District has cancelled the evacuation order for the entirety of Long Island.

An evacuation alert was issued on Aug. 1 after a wildfire spread across the northern half of the island; the alert was upgraded to a full island evacuation on Aug. 6.

The Long Island wildfire is being held at 256 hectares and is unlikely to spread, according to B.C. Wildfire Service.

RELATED: 256-hectare island fire on Harrison Lake not likely to spread: BC Wildfire Service

There are currently six wildfires burning in the Agassiz-Harrison area, only one of which remains out of control.


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