Houseman Road Area Evacuation Order

Updated: Thursday, August 9, 2018 @ 6:51 pm

Category: Evacuation Orders

Effective immediately, the Cariboo Regional District has issued an evacuation order for the Houseman Road Area.

Due to immediate danger, members of the RCMP or other groups will be expediting this action. The evacuation route is: Kaluza Road and/or Houseman Road to Canim-Hendrix Lake Road to 100 Mile House.

View a map of the affected areas here:  https://bit.ly/2OWZ6Ty

Residents should register with Emergency Support Services (ESS) at the Community Hall in 100 Mile House at 240 Third 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/emergency.  For more information contact the CRD’s public information line at 1-866-759-4977 (8:00am – 10:00pm daily).

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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