Williams Lake, B.C. – Effective immediately, the Cariboo Regional District has issued an evacuation order for 62 properties in the Tatelkuz Lake area. This order replaces and expands upon the Tatelkuz Lake Area Alert #2 issued at 8:00 pm on August 7, 2018.
Due to immediate danger, members of the RCMP or other groups will be expediting this action.
Depending on the location, there are two available evacuation routes:
Register at the ESS Reception Centre at Exhibition Park at Ospika Boulevard and 18th Avenue in Prince George.
Please note, if you have a primary residence outside of the evacuation order, you will not be eligible for Emergency Support Services (ESS).
View a map of the affected areas here: https://bit.ly/2KF9MmB
Use the CRD’s online interactive map to see all the areas on evacuation alert or order and the wildfires in the area: https://bit.ly/2tcpS1e (there may be a delay before the map is updated)
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/emergency. For more information contact the CRD’s public information line at 1-866-759-4977 (8:00am – 10:00 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
Cariboo Regional District Emergency Operations Centre
Page last modified: October 30, 2018 09:50:58 PDT