FORT ST. JOHN -- The Peace River Regional District (PRRD) has rescinded the Evacuation Alert for the Cameron River wildfire.

According to the BC Wildfire Service the Cameron River wildfire is now being held. It’s currently 385 hectares in size.

The PRRD noted Sunday evening, that an Evacuation Alert or Order may need to be reissued if the wildfire situation changes or worsens; however, if that is deemed necessary, a new Evacuation Alert or Order process will be started.

The wildfire service says it is cautiously optimistic that rain this weekend will help crews contain the large wildfires burning near Fort St. John for the last two weeks.