1Evacuation alert for Fraser River West to Michelle Bazaeko FSR Area | Evacuation alert reduced for Fraser River West to Michelle Bazaeko FSR Area Read More


2Evacuation order downgraded to alert for Lang Lake and Murphy Lake area | Evacuation order downgraded to alert for Lang Lake and Murphy Lake area Read More


3Evacuation Alert for Dean River North Area | Evacuation Alert for Dean River North Area Read More


4Evacuation Alert 2 for Narcosli Creek Area | Evacuation Alert 2 for Narcosli Creek Area Read More


5Evacuation Alert Intersection of Upper Dog Creek Road and Gustafson Dog Creek FSR Area | Evacuation Alert Intersection of Upper Dog Creek Road and Gustafson Dog Creek FSR Area Read More


6Evacuation Alert for Mayfield Lake Area north to Buckley Drive west to Fraser River | Evacuation Alert for Mayfield Lake Area north to Buckley Drive west to Fraser River Read More


7Evacuation alert issued for Hawkins Lake and Eagle Creek Area | Evacuation alert issued for Hawkins Lake and Eagle Creek Area Read More


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Evacuation order issued for South West Narcosli Creek Area | Evacuation order issued for south west Narcosli Creek Area Read More


Evacuation order expanded for north western CRD Boundary to west of Nazko | Evacuation order expanded for north western CRD Boundary to west of Nazko Read More


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North Western Boundary of CRD to Southern Edge of Tsacha Lake Area Evacuation Order

Updated: Wednesday, August 8, 2018 @ 1:24 pm

Category: Evacuation Orders

Effective immediately, the Cariboo Regional District has issued an evacuation order for 93 properties located between the north western boundary of CRD to the southern edge of Tsacha Lake. This includes the 17 properties  in the Shag Creek area evacuation alert issued at 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 7 as well as the additional properties.

The evacuation order covers a large area due to concerns that the Shag Creek wildfire (C11837) will limit access routes in the area. The Shag Creek wildfire (C11837) is currently estimated at 300 hectares in size.

View a map of the affected areas here:  https://bit.ly/2MaiXAd

The evacuation route is: (outlined in green on map)

  • Some properties may need to take the Alex Mackenzie Heritage Trail to the Kluskus Forest Service Road (FSR) to the Red Road, looping back around to Kluskus FSR and out to Vanderhoof and Prince George via Hwy 16. The Chutanli Lake Wildfire has impacted the Kluskus Forest Service Road, which is why residents need to take the Red Road detour.

Due to immediate danger, members of the RCMP and Search and Rescue will be expediting this action.

Residents should register at Emergency Support Services (ESS) in Prince George at the Civic Centre located at 808 Canada Games Way.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:

  • You must leave the area immediately.
  • Close all windows and doors.
  • Shut off all gas and electrical appliances, other than refrigerators and freezers.
  • Close gates (latch) but do not lock.
  • Gather your family: take a neighbour or someone who needs help.
  • Take critical items (medicine, purse, wallet, and Keys) only if they are immediately available. Take pets in pet kennels or on leash.
  • Do not use more vehicles then you have to.
  • Do not use the telephone unless you need emergency service.

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.  Contact the CRD’s emergency information line at 1-866-759-4977 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. daily.

The BC Wildfire Service will provide wildfire updates at bcwildfire.ca, facebook.com/BCForestFireInfo and twitter.com/BCGovFireInfo.

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 

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