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EOC Update - Aug. 13, 2018

Aug 13, 2018

EVACUATION ORDERS AND ALERTS

Current Evacuation Orders

  • 3 current evacuation orders

South West Narcosli Creek Area Evacuation Order

  • Issued August 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
  • Impacts 33 properties in the Narcosli Creek area
  • Due to the Narcosli Creek fire (C12302)
  • ESS is in Prince George (CN Centre at 2185 Ospika Blvd) princegeorge.ca/wildfireevacuation
  • Adjacent to the Narcosli Creek area alert, and part of the alert is included in the order

North Western CRD Boundary to West of Nazko (Shag Creek) Expanded Evacuation Order

  • Issued Aug. 11 @ 8:30am
  • Impacts 901 properties
  • Includes the Titetown, Kluskus and Batnuni areas
  • ESS is in Prince George (CN Centre at 2185 Ospika Blvd) princegeorge.ca/wildfireevacuation
  • Due to the Shag Creek wildfire (C11837)
  • Initial evacuation order issued Aug. 8 @ 1PM and impacted 93 properties
  • Initial evacuation alert issued Aug. 7 @ 8PM and impacted 17 properties
  • Adjacent to the border with the Regional District of Bulkley Nechacko, visit rdbn.bc.ca for evacuation alerts or orders in their region

Tatelkuz Lake Expanded Evacuation Order

  • Issued Aug. 10 @ 8:15pm
  • Impacts 62 properties
  • Replaced and expanded on the Tatelkuz Lake Alert #2 issued Aug. 7 @ 8pm
  • Due to the Chutanli Lake wildfire (G441607)
  • ESS is in Prince George (CN Centre at 2185 Ospika Blvd) princegeorge.ca/wildfireevacuation
  • Adjacent to the border with the Regional District of Bulkley Nechacko, visit rdbn.bc.ca for evacuation alerts or orders in their region

Current Evacuation Alerts

  • 8 current evacuation alerts

Lang Lake/Murphy Lake Evacuation Alert (Downgraded from an Order)

  • Issued Aug. 13 @ 4pm
  • Impacts 66 properties
  • Initial order was issued Aug. 10 @ 7:15pm and has now been downgraded back to alert
  • Adjacent to the Hawkins Lake/Eagle Creek Evacuation Alert
  • Due to the second Lang Lake wildfire, North of Lang Lake (C42393)

Houseman Road Evacuation Alert (Downgraded from an Order)

  • Downgraded to alert on Aug 12 @ 10:30 am
  • Impacts 57 properties
  • Due to the Houseman Road fire (C42363)
  • Initial Order issued Aug. 9 @ 6:15pm

Dean River North Area Evacuation Alert

  • Issued August 11 @ 10:00 pm
  • 65 properties affected
  • Due to the Shag Creek Fire (C11837)

Narcosli Creek Area Expanded Evacuation Alert

  • Issued August 11, 2018 @ 9:15 pm
  • 2,266 properties included (includes those in the original alert)
  • Includes communities of Bouchie Lake, Milburn, Narcosli Creek and West Fraser
  • Due to the Narcosli Creek fire (C12302)
  • Initial alert issued Aug. 10 @ 11:30am
  • City of Quesnel also issued an evacuation for West Quesnel on Aug. 10 at 11:30am (1,722 properties)

Intersection of Upper Dog Creek Road and Gustafson Dog Creek FSR Area Evacuation Alert

  • Issued August 11, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
  • 1 property
  • Due to the Wild Goose Lake Fire (C41745)
  • Adjacent to the border with the Thompson-Nicola Regional District, visit tnrd.ca for evacuation alerts or order in their region

Highway 97 West to Michelle Bazaeko FSR Area Evacuation Alert

  • Issued August 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am
  • Includes communities of Nazko, Baker Creek, Blackwater, Ten Mile Lake, Cinema, Moose Heights and Strathnaver, but only on the west side of Highway 97
  • Impacts 2,077 properties
  • Due to the Blackwater River fire (C12328)

Mayfield Lake Area, North to Buckley Drive, West to Fraser River Evacuation Alert

  • Issued Aug 10 @ 1:30pm
  • Impacts 181 properties
  • Includes the areas around Springhouse, Pablo Creek, English Road and the northwest part of Chimney Valley (Buckley Drive)
  • Due to the Mayfield Lake fire (C22371)

Hawkins Lake & Eagle Creek Area Evacuation Alert

  • Issued Aug. 10 @ 12:30pm
  • Impacts 396 properties
  • Due to the Lang Lake wildfire, south of Lang Lake (C41238)

 

WILDFIRE UPDATE

Today, the Cariboo Fire Centre issued four wildfire updates by zone. Download them below for updates on the wildfires in those areas.

For more information on the current wildfire situation, visit www.bcwildfire.ca or contact the Cariboo Fire Centre Information Officer at carinfo@gov.bc.ca or 778-799-2100.

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