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Evacuation order issued for area north of Green Lake

Jul 30, 2017

Williams Lake, B.C. Effective immediately, the Cariboo Regional District has issued an evacuation order for areas

north of Green Lake.

Due to immediate danger, members of the RCMP or other groups will be expediting this action.

The evacuation order is in effect for the following areas:

East of Highway 97 to Porter Lake, including the north shore of Green Lake, Little Green Lake and all of

Watch Lake and Little Horse Lake.

View a map of the affected areas here: http://bit.ly/2tNurNx

The evacuation route is 83 Mile Road to Highway 97 and north to 100 Mile House; or Watch Lake Road to

Highway 24 to Highway 97 and north to 100 Mile House.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:

You must leave the area immediately.

Register at the ESS Reception Centre in 100 Mile House at the South Cariboo Recreation Centre (175

Wrangler Way).

Close all windows and doors.

Shut off all gas and electrical appliances, other than refrigerators and freezers.

Close gates (latch) but do not lock.

Gather your family: take a neighbour or someone who needs help.

Take critical items (medicine, purse, wallet, and Keys) only if they are immediately available. Take pets in

pet kennels or on leash.

Do not use more vehicles then you have to.

Do not use the telephone unless you need emergency service.

YOU MUST LEAVE THE AREA IMMEDIATELY.

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 1-866-759-4577.

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