An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the Thompson-Nicola Regional District Emergency Operations Centre.
A current wildfire in Electoral Area “N” (Beautiful Nicola Valley-South) poses a threat to the structures and residents for 142 properties addressed as:
- 1409 to 1485 Boston Bar Trail;
- 3400 to 3785 Cantlon Rd;
- 1020 to 2920 Coldwater Rd;
- 964 to1627 Covert Pl;
- 488 to 544 Harlow Moore Dr;
- 7925 to 8695 Hwy 5A;
- 9080 to 10884 Hwy 97C;
- 3485 to 4580 Iron Mountain Rd;
- 2973 to 5395 Kane Valley Rd;
- 585 to 720 Mountainview Rd;
- 921 and 990 Patchett Rd;
- 2105 and to 2725 Patchett Rd;
- 2141 to 2461 Peterson Rd;
- 2060 to 2140 Suttie Rd;
- 4600 Tillery Rd;
- 1780 and 1800 Veale Rd;
- 381 to 609 Wild Rose Dr; and
- other properties as identified on the attached map.
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.
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 more information contact:
TNRD Emergency Operations Centre
Phone: 250 377 7188
Toll Free: 1 866 377 7188