Wildfire in Quesnel Saturday evening (Submitted by Chelsea Photography)

UPDATE: Evacuation alert issued for Dragon Mountain wildfire

Dragon Mountain wildfire remains 1,500 hectares in size

UPDATE: An evacuation alert is now in place for the Dragon Mountain area. A map of affected properties is below:

The Cariboo Regional District says it’s working on an evacuation for Wildwood, Soda Creek and Fox Mountain.

Wildfires continue to burn in and around Quesnel.

The Dragon Mountain wildfire remains 1,500 hectares in size, according to BC Wildfire Service.

The fire, 25 kilometres southeast of Quesnel, was discovered on Friday, and remains to be zero per cent contained.

RELATED: Evacuation centre in Quesnel for Williams Lake evacuees

A fire along Soda Creek is estimated to be 100 hectares in size, and was discovered Saturday.

Highway 97 is open to northbound traffic from Williams Lake and closed southbound 15 km south of Quesnel.

More to come.

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