Evacuation order expanded for areas along the Highway 24 Corridor
Williams Lake, B.C. – Effective immediately and pursuant to the BC Emergency Program Act, the Cariboo Regional District has expanded an evacuation order for the Highway 24 Corridor. This order replaces the South of Highway 24 Area order issued Wednesday August 30, 2017 at 1:00 pm.
Due to immediate danger to life safety, members of the RCMP or other groups will be expediting this action.
The evacuation route is: Horse Lake Road and Highway 24 to Highway 97
View a map of the affected areas here: http://bit.ly/2wrsfPO
WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
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 (Phone lines will be open until 9 pm Friday evening). Please note that our phones lines will be open 10:00am-2:00pm for the Saturday, Sunday and Monday of the Labour Day Long weekend.
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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