Evacuation Order Partial Downgrade to Alert – Sparks Lake Wildfire – EA E “Grasslands” and J “Copper Desert Country”

Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2021, 21:06 Type: Evacuation Alert Status: Archived

An Evacuation Order has been downgraded to an Evacuation Alert by  the Thompson-Nicola Regional District at the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC).

The following 13 addressed properties have been downgraded but remain on evacuation alert:
• 5472 to 5993 3400 Rd;
• 5293 and 5675 342 Rd;
• 5848 Clinton-Loon Lake FSR; and
• any other properties identified on the attached return to alert map.

An Evacuation Order may need to be reissued; however, if that is deemed necessary, the Evacuation Order process will re-commence.

Because of the potential danger to life and safety, an evacuation order remains in place for the following 2 properties:
• 7888 and 8396 Clinton-Upper Loon Lake FSR;
• any properties identified on the attached order map (outlined in red).

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
• Fill the gas tank of personal vehicles;
• Bring a minimum of three days of food and essential supplies with you (e.g. medications, pet supplies) with you as local grocery stores may not yet have adequate stock.

EOC Evacuation Status Dashboard

Evacuation Order Partial Downgrade to Alert – Sparks Lake Wildfire – EA E “Grasslands” and J “Copper Desert Country”

An Evacuation Order has been downgraded to an Evacuation Alert by  the Thompson-Nicola Regional District at the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC).

The following 13 addressed properties have been downgraded but remain on evacuation alert:
• 5472 to 5993 3400 Rd;
• 5293 and 5675 342 Rd;
• 5848 Clinton-Loon Lake FSR; and
• any other properties identified on the attached return to alert map.

An Evacuation Order may need to be reissued; however, if that is deemed necessary, the Evacuation Order process will re-commence.

Because of the potential danger to life and safety, an evacuation order remains in place for the following 2 properties:
• 7888 and 8396 Clinton-Upper Loon Lake FSR;
• any properties identified on the attached order map (outlined in red).

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
• Fill the gas tank of personal vehicles;
• Bring a minimum of three days of food and essential supplies with you (e.g. medications, pet supplies) with you as local grocery stores may not yet have adequate stock.

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