About 19 hundred people who evacuated as a result of northeastern wildfires remain housed in Saskatoon and Prince Albert.
But the Commissioner of Emergency Management and Fire Safety Duane McKay hopes by the end of today (Friday) or early tomorrow, they will also get the green light to be able to head home.
The last of the residents from Pelican Narrows and area with no health conditions is heading back home today (Fri) by their own vehicles or by bus.
The 3 fires in the northeast are contained in the areas around the affected communities. The Wilkins fire is contained and the Granite and Preston fires are about 25 per cent contained, mainly around the areas of risk.