Effective immediately, the Cariboo Regional District has issued an Evacuation Order for 62 properties in the Dean River North area, including the Itcha Ilgachuz Provincial Park. An Evacuation Alert remains in place for the Dean River North area.
Due to immediate danger, members of the RCMP or other groups will be expediting this action.
The evacuation route is Highway 20 to Williams Lake.
Register at the ESS Reception Centre at Lake City Secondary Campus at 640 Carson Drive in Williams Lake. Please note, if you have a primary residence outside of the evacuation order, you will not be eligible for Emergency Support Services (ESS).
The evacuation order area includes 57 properties in the Cariboo Regional District and five properties on Ulkatcho First Nation. The evacuation alert area now includes seven properties in the Cariboo Regional District and one property on the Ulkatcho First Nation.
View a map of the affected areas here: https://bit.ly/2OC6wKU
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 IF UNDER EVACUATION ORDER:
YOU MUST LEAVE THE AREA IMMEDIATELY.
WHAT YOU SHOULD DO WHEN AN ALERT IS IN EFFECT:
An Evacuation Alert has been issued to prepare you to evacuate your premises or property should it be required.
Residents will be given as much advance notice as possible prior to evacuation; however you may receive limited notice due to changing conditions.
Upon notification of an ALERT, you should be prepared for the evacuation order by:
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
Page last modified: October 30, 2018 09:50:58 PDT