Evacuation Alert – South of Lytton Wildfire – Electoral Area “I” (Blue Sky Country)

Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2021, 13:53 Type: Evacuation Alert Status: Archived

An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the Thompson-Nicola Regional District Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in Kamloops.

A current wildfire in Electoral Area “I” (Blue Sky Country) poses a threat to structures and residents south of Lytton, as shown on the attached map, and as noted below:

  • 1210 George Rd
  • 1177 George Rd
  • 1180 George Rd
  • 1097 George Rd
  • 1060 George Rd
  • 1040 George Rd
  • 874 Trans-Canada Hwy
  • 838 Trans-Canada Hwy
  • 768 Trans-Canada Hwy
  • 752 Trans-Canada Hwy

Because of this, the Thompson-Nicola Regional District has issued an Evacuation Alert for these properties south of Lytton, effective at 11am on Thursday, June 17, 2021.

This Evacuation Alert has been issued to prepare you to evacuate your premises or property should it be found necessary. Residents will be given as much advance notice as possible prior to evacuation; however you may receive limited notice due to changing conditions.

To view the Evacuation Alert and Map, click here.

What you should do:

  • Locate all family members and designate a meeting area outside the evacuation area, should an Evacuation Order be called while separated.
  • Pack essential items such as government-issued ID, medications, eyeglasses, valuable papers (e.g. insurance, credit, and mortgage information), immediate care needs for dependents and, if time and space permits, keepsakes for quick departure.
  • Prepare to move disabled persons, children and/or neighbours, if assistance is needed.
  • Prepare to take pets with you and move livestock to a safe area (if possible).
  • Arrange transportation for all your household members. Fill the gas tanks of personal vehicles.
  • Arrange accommodation for all members of the residence, if possible.
  • Wait for an Evacuation Order to be issued before evacuating. Monitor for information on evacuation orders and location of Reception Centres.

For further information visit www.bcwildfire.ca and www.tnrd.ca/emergency-services.

For more information contact:
TNRD Emergency Operations Centre
eocoperations@tnrd.ca
250-377-6302

EOC Evacuation Status Dashboard

Evacuation Alert – South of Lytton Wildfire – Electoral Area “I” (Blue Sky Country)

An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the Thompson-Nicola Regional District Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in Kamloops.

A current wildfire in Electoral Area “I” (Blue Sky Country) poses a threat to structures and residents south of Lytton, as shown on the attached map, and as noted below:

  • 1210 George Rd
  • 1177 George Rd
  • 1180 George Rd
  • 1097 George Rd
  • 1060 George Rd
  • 1040 George Rd
  • 874 Trans-Canada Hwy
  • 838 Trans-Canada Hwy
  • 768 Trans-Canada Hwy
  • 752 Trans-Canada Hwy

Because of this, the Thompson-Nicola Regional District has issued an Evacuation Alert for these properties south of Lytton, effective at 11am on Thursday, June 17, 2021.

This Evacuation Alert has been issued to prepare you to evacuate your premises or property should it be found necessary. Residents will be given as much advance notice as possible prior to evacuation; however you may receive limited notice due to changing conditions.

To view the Evacuation Alert and Map, click here.

What you should do:

  • Locate all family members and designate a meeting area outside the evacuation area, should an Evacuation Order be called while separated.
  • Pack essential items such as government-issued ID, medications, eyeglasses, valuable papers (e.g. insurance, credit, and mortgage information), immediate care needs for dependents and, if time and space permits, keepsakes for quick departure.
  • Prepare to move disabled persons, children and/or neighbours, if assistance is needed.
  • Prepare to take pets with you and move livestock to a safe area (if possible).
  • Arrange transportation for all your household members. Fill the gas tanks of personal vehicles.
  • Arrange accommodation for all members of the residence, if possible.
  • Wait for an Evacuation Order to be issued before evacuating. Monitor for information on evacuation orders and location of Reception Centres.

For further information visit www.bcwildfire.ca and www.tnrd.ca/emergency-services.

For more information contact:
TNRD Emergency Operations Centre
eocoperations@tnrd.ca
250-377-6302

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