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CRD EOC - 15-01 - Puntzi Lake

Jul 8, 2015

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

EOC – Puntzi Lake – 15-01



Evacuation Order in Effect for West side of Puntzi Lake 

Puntzi Lake, B.C. – The Cariboo Regional District (CRD) has issued an evacuation order for 15 residences on the northwest side of Puntzi Lake. The south west shore and the north shore of the lake are now under evacuation alert. The fire is currently at 300 hectares. 

Earlier today, the CRD activated its Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) as a result of the fires. An Emergency Social Services Centre has been established at the CRD office in Williams Lake located at 180 D North Third Avenue. 

Residents are reminded to register for the Cariboo Chilcotin Emergency Notification System by visiting the Cariboo Regional District at cariboord.ca. For up to date fire information, please visit the Cariboo Fire Centre online Bcwildfire.ca.  For more information regarding evacuations, follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/CRDemergencyoperations or Twitter @CaribooRD. The CRD’s EOC Public Information line is 250-398-5117. 







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