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Evacuation order issued for Canim Lake area – Bates Road to Mahood Lake Road

Aug 12, 2017

 

August 12, 2017
 
EOC-17-76
 
For Immediate Release

 

Evacuation order issued for Canim Lake area – Bates Road to Mahood Lake Road

 

Williams Lake, B.C. Effective immediately, the Cariboo Regional District has issued an evacuation order for Canim Lake Area. The area includes Bates Road to Mahood Lake Road

 

Due to immediate danger, members of the RCMP or other groups will be expediting this action. The evacuation route is  Canim Lake South, left on Canim-Hendrix Road to 100 Mile House or Kamloops.    

 

View a map of the affected areas here: http://bit.ly/2uztddk

 

Residents should register at the ESS Centre in 100 Mile House at the Curling Club at #2- 175B Wrangler Way  or the ESS Centre in Kamloops at the Sandman Centre at 300 Lorne Street

 

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.  For more information contact the CRD’s public information line at 1-866-759-4977.

 

 

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

 

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