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Evacuation Order Expanded for an Area North of Kleena Kleene

Aug 17, 2017
August 17, 2017
EOC-17-86
For Immediate Release

Evacuation Order Expanded for an Area North of Kleena Kleene

 

Williams Lake, B.C. Effective immediately, the Cariboo Regional District has expanded an evacuation order for an area north of Kleena Kleene. This order is replacing the Kleena Kleene Order issued on August 4, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. 

 

Due to immediate danger, members of the RCMP or other groups will be expediting this action. The evacuation route is Highway 20 to Bella Coola.

 

View a map of the affected areas here:  http://bit.ly/2x9FFgG

 

Residents should register at Emergency Support Services (ESS) at 626 Cliffe Street, Bella Coola.

 

 

 

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 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

 

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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