Even more people are on the move this evening as of 9:30.
The RMWB says the evacuation zone has increased north of the city of Fort McMurray due to evolving fire conditions. Several camps are affected by this evacuation with approximately 8,000 people impacted.
The camps include, Ruth Lake Borealis Lodge, Millennium Lodge, Hudson, and Mildred Lake.
As a result of this evacuation, our transportation access has been altered in the region.
Highway 63 southbound and within the city remains open, but northbound, the highway is closed.