Highway 20 from West of Hanceville Order

Updated: Saturday, August 12, 2017 @ 11:25 pm

Category: Evacuation Orders

 

CRD Evacuation Order

 

Highway 20 from West of Hanceville

EVACUATION ORDER ISSUED

 

Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 8:45 pm

 

Pursuant to the BC Emergency Program Act, an Evacuation Order has been issued by the Cariboo Regional District. This order is upgrading portions of the Highway 20 West of Fraser River Evacuation Alert issued on July 28, 2017 at 2:00 pm.  
  

Due to immediate danger to life safety due to fire, members of the RCMP or other groups will be expediting this action.

 

The Evacuation Order is in effect for the following area:

   See attached map: http://bit.ly/2vZQMw9

 

The evacuation route is:

 

   Highway 20 to Williams Lake

 

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:

  • You must leave the area immediately
  • Register at ESS in Williams Lake at Boitanio Mall. Those requiring group lodging will be required to continue on to the ESS Reception Centre in Prince George Centre in Prince George at the Civic Centre at 808 Canada Games Way
  • 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 than you have to.
  • Do not use the telephone unless you need emergency service.

YOU MUST LEAVE THE AREA IMMEDIATELY

 

For more information contact:  1-866-759-4977

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