July 27, 2017
For Immediate Release
Evacuation alert expanded for Blackwater River area
Williams Lake, B.C. – Effective immediately, the Cariboo Regional District has issued an expanded evacuation alert for the Blackwater River area, which is about 100 kilometres west of Quesnel. This alert is an expansion of the alert issued for the Kluskus Area on July 16, 2017.
Because of the potential danger to life and health, the Cariboo Regional District has issued an evacuation alert for the following areas:
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An evacuation alert has been issued to prepare you to evacuate your premises or property should it be required.
Residents will be given as much advance notice as possible prior to evacuation; however you may receive limited notice due to changing conditions.
WHAT YOU SHOULD DO WHEN AN ALERT IS IN EFFECT
Upon notification of an ALERT, you should be prepared for an evacuation order by:
Further information will be issued as it becomes available via the CRD Emergency Operations Facebook page (@CRDEmergencyOperations) and the CRD website www.cariboord.ca. For more information contact the CRD’s public phone line at 1-866-759-4977.
Emily Epp, EOC Communications
Cariboo Regional District Emergency Operations Centre
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