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Evacuation alert lifted for Alkali Lake and Dog Creek areas

Sep 6, 2017
Sept. 6, 2017
EOC-17-107
For Immediate Release

 

Evacuation alert lifted for Alkali Lake and Dog Creek areas

 

Williams Lake, B.C.– The Cariboo Regional District, Stswecem’c  Xgat’tem First Nation, and Esk'etemc First Nation jointly announced today that the evacuation alerts issued for the area east of the Fraser River to south of Chimney Lake have been lifted to all clear. 

The evacuation alert has been lifted for the following areas east of the Fraser River:

  • South of Chimney Lake
  • Esk’etemc First Nation areas, including Alkali Lake
  • Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation areas, including Dog Creek and Canoe Creek 

See an overview map at http://bit.ly/2w7sls8

Some areas east and west of the Fraser River within the Cariboo Regional District remain on evacuation order or alert. View a searchable online map for current alerts or order at cariboord.ca

An evacuation alert or order may need to be re-issued as wildfire activity continues in the area, air quality remains poor and additional areas within the CRD remain on evacuation alert or order. 

To ensure public safety, stay out of fire affected areas and obey all warning and hazard signs. Interfering in an active fire area will result in crews ceasing ground and air operations potentially endangering nearby properties. 

If you have any questions for Emergency Support Services (ESS) please call 587-645-5185.

For Cariboo Regional District information, please visit cariboord.ca or facebook.com/CRDEmergencyOperations or @CaribooRD or call 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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Media Contact:
EOC Communications
Cariboo Regional District Emergency Operations Centre
250-302-9003
eoccommunications@cariboord.ca

 

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