Evacuation Order – Sparks Lake Wildfire – Electoral Area “J” (Copper Desert Country)

Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2021, 10:52 Type: Evacuation Order Status: Current

Sparks Lake Wildfire

Pursuant to Section 12 (1) of the BC Emergency Program Act, an Evacuation Order has been issued by Chair Ken Gillis from the Thompson-Nicola Regional District at the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in Kamloops.

A wildfire event located in the vicinity of Sparks Lake in Electoral Area “J” (Copper Desert Country) is threatening structures and the safety of residents in the area.

Because of the potential danger to life and safety, the Thompson-Nicola Regional District has ordered everyone to evacuate the following 18 address points:

  • 5688 to 7135 Deadman-Vidette Rd
  • 5810 to 6120 Tranquille-Criss Creek Rd
  • any other properties as identified on the attached map

To view the Evacuation Order and Map, click here.

If you are in the described area, you must leave immediately and report to the McArthur Island Sports Centre Parking lot at 1655 Island Pkwy in Kamloops, and remain in, or near to, the vehicle you arrived in.

Self-Register as an evacuee using the Evacuee Registration & Assistance (ERA) Tool: https://ess.gov.bc.ca/.  An ESS volunteer will contact you using the phone number you listed in your self-registration.

If you do not have a device that allows you to self-register, please report to the front door of the McArthur Island Sport Centre to provide your name and await further instruction.

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Evacuation Order – Sparks Lake Wildfire – Electoral Area “J” (Copper Desert Country)

Sparks Lake Wildfire

Pursuant to Section 12 (1) of the BC Emergency Program Act, an Evacuation Order has been issued by Chair Ken Gillis from the Thompson-Nicola Regional District at the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in Kamloops.

A wildfire event located in the vicinity of Sparks Lake in Electoral Area “J” (Copper Desert Country) is threatening structures and the safety of residents in the area.

Because of the potential danger to life and safety, the Thompson-Nicola Regional District has ordered everyone to evacuate the following 18 address points:

  • 5688 to 7135 Deadman-Vidette Rd
  • 5810 to 6120 Tranquille-Criss Creek Rd
  • any other properties as identified on the attached map

To view the Evacuation Order and Map, click here.

If you are in the described area, you must leave immediately and report to the McArthur Island Sports Centre Parking lot at 1655 Island Pkwy in Kamloops, and remain in, or near to, the vehicle you arrived in.

Self-Register as an evacuee using the Evacuee Registration & Assistance (ERA) Tool: https://ess.gov.bc.ca/.  An ESS volunteer will contact you using the phone number you listed in your self-registration.

If you do not have a device that allows you to self-register, please report to the front door of the McArthur Island Sport Centre to provide your name and await further instruction.

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