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:
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.
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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