Effective immediately, residents south of Puntzi Creek who were previously on Evacuation Order, are now on Evacuation Alert. Approximately two properties are affected by this change. See the attached map for the specific areas.
All other areas of Puntzi Lake which are on Evacuation Order or Alert remain unchanged.
Further changes to Evacuation Orders and Alerts will be determined as areas are deemed safe for re-entry and normal activities.
The Puntzi Lake fire is currently estimated at 8,089 hectares and is 40 per cent contained on the southwestern flank.
The Cariboo Regional District has established a Public Information line at 250-398-5117.
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 or call 1-888-336-7378. For more information regarding evacuations, please visit the CRD’s website at cariboord.ca, or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CRDEmergencyOperations or on Twitter @CaribooRD.
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