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 Big Bar is threatening structures and the safety of residents in Electoral Area “E” (Bonaparte Plateau).
Because of the potential danger to life and safety, the Thompson-Nicola Regional District has issued an evacuation order for 5 properties addressed as:
- 9320 Empire Valley Big Bar Rd;
- 7633 to 8410 Watson Bar Rd;
- 9180 West Pavilion Rd; and
- any other properties located within the boundary noted on the attached map.
If you are in the described area, you must leave immediately.
If your primary residence has been evacuated, please report to the Lillooet Fire Hall, 570 Main Street, Lillooet, BC to receive Emergency Support Services.