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Forest Fire Evacuation update - as of 9pm Sunday Evening June 24, 2012

Labrador Morning’s coverage of the evacuation and the latest information continues at 6am Monday Morning .

Update Sunday June 24 9pm Both communities of North West River and Sheshatshiu have been evacuated and the RCMP will be restricting access to these communities until further notice. Evacuated residents are being temporarily accommodated in Happy Valley-Goose Bay and for their safety are asked not to try and return to their homes.

This evening the reception center for those people evacuated from their homes will be moved from the Labrador Training Center to Queen of Peace Middle School in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. The reception center at QPM School will open at 7:30pm this date and anyone needing accommodations is asked to check in at that location. Meals will also be served at the QPM School reception center starting with breakfast on Monday morning June 25th.

The general public can call the following phone number which has been set up by the Town of Happy Valley/Goose Bay for more information

(709)896-3321.

From Sunday Morning

The latest information as of 9am Sunday June 24.Tony Dawson hosting local coverage with Colleen Connors live from 5 Wing Goose Bay. Tony gets the latest from Natural Resources officer Frank Phillips in North West River.

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