Wildfire evacuees can return home this week

3500 people from Bigstone Cree Nation and the Hamlet of Wabasca-Desmarais will be allowed home on Wednesday

Residents displaced by the McMillan Wildfire Complex can return home this week.

Close to 3500 people from Bigstone Cree Nation and the Hamlet of Wabasca-Desmarais will be allowed back into their communities after being evacuated on May 29th.

However, the area is still hazardous and the fire department is warning residents and asking them to be cautious around the firefighting equipment in the area.

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