The Evacuation Order issued by the Thompson-Nicola Regional District Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) due to the Nohomin Creek wildfire on July 14, 2022 at 6 pm has been downgraded to an Evacuation Alert, effective July 29, 2022 at 12 pm.
The Evacuation Order has been downgraded to an Evacuation Alert for approximately 24 addressed properties in the following areas of Electoral Area “I” (Blue Sky Country):
- Northwest of Lytton: west of the Fraser River, north of IR27 and south of IR9B, along Spencer Road, as outlined on the attached map.
BC Hydro has now restored power to all properties on the west side of Fraser River northwest of Lytton. Service has also been restored to the Lytton Ferry, and the ferry is now open for local traffic only until further notice due to the Nohomin Creek wildfire. Please refer to DriveBC for updates regarding the Lytton Ferry.
TNRD residents who are returning home after being evacuated can access a Re-entry Package, which is available online at www.tnrd.ca/2022-wildfires, or in person at the Cache Creek Emergency Support Services Reception Centre, located at 1270 Stage Rd in Cache Creek.
Please note that a separate Evacuation Alert issued on July 14, 2022 at 9:30 pm for approximately 31 addressed properties in Electoral Area “I” (Blue Sky Country), remains in place at this time. (See the Evacuation Alert notice here).
If it is deemed necessary to re-issue an Evacuation Order, the process of issuing an Evacuation Order would recommence.
Please visit www.tnrd.ca/emergency-services to access the interactive Emergency Map and information on current Evacuation Orders and Alerts.
TNRD Emergency Operations Centre
Phone: 250 377-7188
Toll Free: 1 866 377-7188