Fort Smith Evacuation Notice
August 12, 2023
MCFN Members of Fort Smith,
The wildfire in Fort Smith, NT has resulted in an evacuation order, effective immediately. Residents of Fort Smith, NT are to head to the closest community of Hay River, NT. Please pack all personal belongings, valuable items, as well as all medication. The town is requesting residents to leave the area within the next 8 hours.
For anyone without a vehicle, please make your way to the Fort Smith Recreation Centre. There will be buses staged to take you to Hay River.
Should any of our members who are evacuated need assistance, please contact:
C: 780 799 5490
To be eligible, the evacuees must be a Mikisew Cree member, and be a resident of Fort Smith, NT.
For any additional updates please follow the Town of Fort Smith’s Facebook page. www.facebook.com/fortsmithnwt/
MCFN Chief and Council