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Mayo evacuated

Yukon Protective Services tells residents to leave immediately
Wildland Fire

Residents of Mayo are being told to evacuate the community due to wildfire.

“Evacuate the Village of Mayo IMMEDIATELY. You are in danger from wildfire,” reads the Aug. 6 post shortly after 1 p.m.. “Report to Mayo Community Hall or the Na-Cho Nyak Dun government office for assistance and register with Emergency Social Services at 867-332-4597.”

An evacuation alert was issued Aug. 4.

No further details had been released as of 1:30 p.m.

Stephanie Waddell

About the Author: Stephanie Waddell

I joined Black Press in 2019 as a reporter for the Yukon News, becoming editor in February 2023.
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