The area within the crossed yellow lines have been issued an evacuation alert due to wildfires. (Graphic by Yukon Emergency Measures Organization)

Evacuation alert issued for areas around Dawson due to wildfires

Kilometre 680 to Hunker Creek Road, Dawson Airport, Henderson Corner and Rock Creek are all under evacuation alert


With hot dry weather in the Yukon forecast people should be cautious when having a campfire. (File Photo)

Caution with campfires urged as Yukon fire danger climbs

Fire risk is high or extreme across much of the territory


Hot, dry weather means Yukon wildfires grow

Crews have been called in from Alberta to help