Aug. 1, 2018 – 8 a.m.
For Immediate Release
Evacuation alert issued for the Haggen’s Point and Hen Ingram Lake areas on Quesnel Lake
Williams Lake, B.C. – An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the Cariboo Regional District’s Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) for 93 properties in the Haggen’s Point and Hen Ingram Lake areas along the south side of Quesnel Lake. The Evacuation Alert is being issued due to concerns about access routes being cut off due to wildfires in the area.
See a map of the affected areas: https://bit.ly/2LUwzPO
An Evacuation Alert has been issued to prepare residents to evacuate their premises or property should it be required. Residents will be given as much notice as possible prior to evacuation but may receive limited notice due to changing conditions.
The Hen Ingram Recreation Site is within the Evacuation Alert. Other tourism destinations in the area may be affected by this evacuation alert. Contact individual tourism providers for details.
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/emergency. For more information, contact the CRD’s public information line at 1-866-759-4977.
Residents are encouraged to register for the Cariboo Chilcotin Emergency Notification System to receive a text, call or email regarding Evacuation Alerts and Orders: member.everbridge.net/index/453003085612292#/signup
WHAT YOU SHOULD DO WHEN AN ALERT IS IN EFFECT
Upon notification of an ALERT, you should be prepared for an evacuation order by:
Cariboo Regional District Emergency Operations Centre
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