Pikangikum – Full Evacuation Ordered

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Ignition Fires have been set to hamper the growth of the fire near Pikangikum
Ignition Fires have been set to hamper the growth of the fire near Pikangikum

PIKANGIKUM – Chief and Council in Pikangikum have issued an alert for all residents:

“Be advised that a full community evacuation has been declared for the community of Pikangikum. All residents must register at the Pikangikum High School starting at 7:00 am. tomorrow morning.

The EOC is organizing flights, boats and a variety of evacuations methods. Residents will be evacuated to Red Lake as an initial Hub and then marshalled to communities from there.

Self-evacuees must also register in order to be put on the manifest and be supported.

Once again, this is a FULL COMMUNITY EVACUATION. Residents MUST REGISTER at the Pikangikum High School beginning at 7:00 am SHARP. Everyone’s cooperation and patience is required as we try to evacuate the community in the most orderly fashion possible.”

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