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17-16 Fire activity and evacuation alert in Williams Lake and areas unchanged

Jul 12, 2017

Williams Lake, B.C. – The Cariboo Regional District (CRD) and the City of Williams Lake continue to monitor fire activity in the area. The evacuation alert for the City of Williams Lake and surrounding areas remains in place.  

Should this status change, the public will be notified immediately through all means possible. Everyone is encouraged to monitor local radio stations as well as the CRD and City of Williams Lake channels. 

To find Evacuation Alert information for the City of Williams Lake, visit their website at williamslake.ca, Facebook page at facebook.com/CityWilliamsLake, Twitter @CityWL or contact 250-392-2364.  

To find Evacuation Alert information for the Cariboo Regional District, visit the CRD’s website at cariboord.ca, follow them on Facebook at facebook.com/CRDEmergencyOperations or on Twitter @CaribooRD. You can also contact the Public Information Line at 1-866-759-4977. 

Residents are encouraged to register for the Cariboo Chilcotin Emergency Notification System by visiting the Cariboo Regional District at cariboord.ca or the City of Williams Lake at williamslake.ca

We would also like to remind residents to refrain from lawn sprinkling or other water-use intensive activities so that water reserves will be available, if required, for firefighting activities.

 

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Media Contacts: 

Cariboo Regional District, Emergency Operations Centre 

Emily Epp, Manager of Communications             

250-398-0842

eoccommunications@cariboord.ca

  

City of Williams Lake, Emergency Operations Centre 

Geoff Paynton, Communications Director

250-392-2364

gpaynton@williamslake.ca 


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