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Updated: Wednesday, August 8, 2018 @ 1:24 pm
Category: Evacuation Orders
Effective immediately, the Cariboo Regional District has issued an evacuation order for 93 properties located between the north western boundary of CRD to the southern edge of Tsacha Lake. This includes the 17 properties in the Shag Creek area evacuation alert issued at 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 7 as well as the additional properties.
The evacuation order covers a large area due to concerns that the Shag Creek wildfire (C11837) will limit access routes in the area. The Shag Creek wildfire (C11837) is currently estimated at 300 hectares in size.
View a map of the affected areas here: https://bit.ly/2MaiXAd
The evacuation route is: (outlined in green on map)
Due to immediate danger, members of the RCMP and Search and Rescue will be expediting this action.
Residents should register at Emergency Support Services (ESS) in Prince George at the Civic Centre located at 808 Canada Games Way.
WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
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. Contact the CRD’s emergency information line at 1-866-759-4977 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. daily.
Residents are encouraged to register for the Cariboo Chilcotin Emergency Notification System to receive a text, call or email regarding Evacuation Alerts and Orders: member.everbridge.net/index/453003085612292#/signup
Alerts and orders that have been replaced or rescinded and news releases can be found on the EOC Archive page.
Page last modified: August 21, 2018 12:43:05 PDT