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

Posted: Sun Jul 4, 2021, 11:32 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 is threatening structures and the safety of residents in Electoral Area “J” (Copper Desert Country)

Because of the potential danger to life and safety, the Thompson-Nicola Regional District has issued an evacuation order in the vicinity of Sabiston Lake for the following addressed properties:

  • 2932 to 2964 Sabiston Creek Forest Service Road;
  • other properties identified on the attached map.

If you are in the described area, you must leave immediately.

Emergency Support Services will only be provided if your primary residence is one of the properties under evacuation order.  If possible, make arrangements to stay with friends or family as commercial lodging may not be available.

If this is your primary residence 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.

For more information contact: TNRD Emergency Operations Centre Phone: 250-377-7188 Toll Free: 1-866-377-7188 emergency@tnrd.ca

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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 is threatening structures and the safety of residents in Electoral Area “J” (Copper Desert Country)

Because of the potential danger to life and safety, the Thompson-Nicola Regional District has issued an evacuation order in the vicinity of Sabiston Lake for the following addressed properties:

  • 2932 to 2964 Sabiston Creek Forest Service Road;
  • other properties identified on the attached map.

If you are in the described area, you must leave immediately.

Emergency Support Services will only be provided if your primary residence is one of the properties under evacuation order.  If possible, make arrangements to stay with friends or family as commercial lodging may not be available.

If this is your primary residence 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.

For more information contact: TNRD Emergency Operations Centre Phone: 250-377-7188 Toll Free: 1-866-377-7188 emergency@tnrd.ca

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