Williams Lake, B.C. – An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the Cariboo Regional District’s Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) for properties in the Shag Creek area.
See a map of the affected areas: https://bit.ly/2LZmXV5
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 Cariboo Regional District’s Emergency Operations Centre is working with the Cariboo Fire Centre to monitor the wildfire situation throughout the region. Currently there are no other wildfires threatening properties in the Cariboo Regional District. The EOC is prepared to respond should the situation change.
Further information will be issued as it becomes available. Please visit the CRD Emergency Operations Facebook page at www.facebook.com/CRDEmergencyOperations as well as the CRD website at www.cariboord.ca/emergency. For more information, contact the CRD’s public information line at 1-866-759-4977 (8:00am – 4:30 pm daily).
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
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
Page last modified: October 30, 2018 09:50:58 PDT