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Evacuation Order for the North Arm of Quesnel Lake

Aug 5, 2017

Williams Lake, B.C. – Effective immediately, the Cariboo Regional District has issued an evacuation order for the North Arm of Quesnel Lake.

View a map of the affected area here: http://bit.ly/2ut1NAR

Due to immediate danger to life safety due to fire, members of the RCMP or other groups will be expediting this action. The evacuation route is by water.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:

  • You must leave the area immediately.
  • 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. Please visit the CRD Emergency Operations Facebook page at facebook.com/CRDEmergencyOperations as well as the CRD website at cariboord.ca.  For more information contact the CRD’s public information line at 1-866-759-4977.

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