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 “E” (Bonaparte Plateau) and 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 for 136 properties addressed as:
- 5472 to 5993 3400 Rd;
- 5293 and 5675 342 Rd;
- 5848 Clinton-Loon Lake Forest Service Rd;
- 7888 and 8396 Clinton-Upper Loon Lake Forest Service Rd;
- 3328 to 3988 Copper Creek Rd;
- 6385 Deadman-Cache Creek Rd;
- 3653 to 5265 Deadman-Vidette Rd;
- 7824 to 10020 Deadman-Vidette Rd;
- 3401 to 3433 McBride Rd;
- 3385 to 3493 Red Lake Dr;
- 3453 to 3473 Strom Pl;
- 4595 to 8660 Tranquille Criss Creek Rd; and
- other properties as identified on the attached map.
To view the Evacuation Order and Map, click here.
Emergency Support Services will only be provided if your primary residence is one of the properties under evacuation order.
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.