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Updated: Friday, August 11, 2017 @ 1:13 pm

Category: Evacuation Orders

CRD Evacuation Order

Maeford Lake Area

EVACUATION ORDER ISSUED

Friday, August 11, 2017 at 11:30 am

Pursuant to the BC Emergency Program Act, an Evacuation Order has been issued by the Cariboo Regional District.  This order is replacing the Maeford Lake Area Alert issued August 10, 2017 a 11:30 am.  

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/2uNFlCQ

 

The evacuation route is:

West to Likely on the Cariboo River FSR (8400 Road) or North to Barkerville on the Mathew Valley Road (8400 Road)

 

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:

  • You must leave the area immediately

  • If you have accommodations arranged, register at ESS in Williams Lake at Boitanio Mall or Quesnel at 500 North Star Road between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm.  If you require group lodging, register at the ESS Reception 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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