Wildfire on the edge of Coleman
Wildfire on the edge of Coleman Robb Powell

Evacuation remains for western edge of Coleman - Hwy-3 reopened

By Patrick Burles - @PatrickBurles on Twitter with files from The Canadian Press
October 17, 2017 - 4:34pm Updated: October 18, 2017 - 3:20pm

CROWSNEST PASS – The western edge of the Town of Coleman was evacuated by Crowsnest Pass RCMP and emergency services on Tuesday afternoon, as a wildfire threatened the community.

The fire moved rapidly, due to extreme west winds.