Via Shelburne Cty Emergency Management
𝗘𝗩𝗔𝗖𝗨𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡 𝗢𝗥𝗗𝗘𝗥𝗦 𝗕𝗘𝗚𝗜𝗡 𝗧𝗢 𝗟𝗜𝗙𝗧 𝗙𝗢𝗥 𝗣𝗔𝗥𝗧𝗦 𝗢𝗙 𝗦𝗛𝗘𝗟𝗕𝗨𝗥𝗡𝗘 𝗖𝗢𝗨𝗡𝗧𝗬
While wildland firefighters continue to work on the Barrington Lake wildfire, please continue to avoid the remaining evacuated zones and do not return to your property until alerted.
⚠️ 𝗕𝗮𝗿𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴𝘁𝗼𝗻 As of 3:30 PM today, the mandatory evacuation orders have been lifted for 2794 Highway 3 (Saint Phillip’s Roman Catholic Church/Downey Brook) up to and including 1225 Port Latour Road—including Reynoldscroft, Eel Bay, and Blanche.
This also includes Oak Park Road, River Road, Villagedale Road, Barrington, Smithsville, and Baccaro. Residents from McGill Road (McGill Lake area of Upper Clyde Road to 2461 Upper Clyde Road) can also return home.
The roadblock at Exit 30 on Highway 103 remains in place.
⚠️ 𝗦𝗵𝗲𝗹𝗯𝘂𝗿𝗻𝗲 As of 3:40 PM today, the mandatory evacuation order for the following areas has been lifted: Exit 27 at Birchtown along Highway 3, Shore Road to 1634 Shore Road, Gunning Cove.
The roadblock at Exit 27 on Highway 103 remains in place.
Aerial reconnaissance of the wildfire will be conducted as soon as weather conditions permit. However, firefighters on the ground have deemed it safe for residents in the above areas outside of the fire permitter to return.