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Evacuation Order expanded for an area southwest of Quesnel

Aug 11, 2017

 Williams Lake, B.C. – Effective immediately, the Cariboo Regional District has expanded an evacuation order for an area southwest of Quesnel.

Due to immediate danger, members of the RCMP or other groups will be expediting this action. The evacuation route is Lavington Road to Tibbles Road to Nazko Road and to Quesnel.

View a map of the affected areas here: http://bit.ly/2wQ9fHY

Residents who have accommodations arranged can register at the Emergency Support Services Centre (ESS) in Quesnel at 500 North Star Road between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm.  If you require group lodging, register at the ESS Reception Centre in Prince George at the Civic Centre at 808 Canada Games Way.

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.

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.

Residents are strongly encouraged to register for the Cariboo Chilcotin Emergency Notification System to receive a text, call or email regarding Evacuation Alerts and Orders: https://member.everbridge.net/index/453003085612292#/signup

 

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