Evacuation Order Partially Downgraded to Alert – Hwy 97 – White Rock Lake Wildfire – “L” (Grasslands)

Posted: Fri Aug 13, 2021, 18:54 Type: Evacuation Alert Status: Archived

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 White Rock Lake is threatening structures and the safety of residents in Electoral Area “L” (Grasslands).
Because of the potential danger to life and safety, the evacuation order remains for the following 76 addressed property:
• 5300 to 5715 Back Rd;
• 6562 to 6580 Becker Rd;
• 6651 to 6778 Douglas Lake Rd;
• 4120 to 4249 Kristianson Rd;
• 4025 Paxton Valley Rd;
• 4105 to 5970 Paxton Valley Rd;
• 6593 to 6919 Service Rd;
• 5209 Six Mile Creek Rd;
• 4294 Strong Rd;
• 5469 to 5545 Westlund Rd; and
• any other properties identified on the attached order map.
If you are in the described area, you must leave immediately.

The following 246 addressed properties have been downgraded but remain on evacuation alert.

• 5731 to 5737 Back Rd;
• 4732 to 4754 Buff Frontage Rd;
• 6607 to 6725 Bulman Rd;
• 6539 Douglas Lake Rd;
• 3011 to 6975 HWY 97;
• 3665 to 3862 Mill Rd;
• 3706 to 3903 Monte Lake Rd;
• 3928 to 3965 Paxton Valley Rd;
• 4080 and 4088 Paxton Valley Rd;
• 6639 Pringle Rd;
• 6572 and 6593 Service Rd;
• 6365 to 6504 Westwold Station Rd; and
• any other properties identified on the attached alert map.

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

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).
To check the evacuation status of an address please go to the evacuation status dashboard on the tnrd.ca website at: http://tnrd.org/eocmap

 

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

EOC Evacuation Status Dashboard

Evacuation Order Partially Downgraded to Alert – Hwy 97 – White Rock Lake Wildfire – “L” (Grasslands)

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 White Rock Lake is threatening structures and the safety of residents in Electoral Area “L” (Grasslands).
Because of the potential danger to life and safety, the evacuation order remains for the following 76 addressed property:
• 5300 to 5715 Back Rd;
• 6562 to 6580 Becker Rd;
• 6651 to 6778 Douglas Lake Rd;
• 4120 to 4249 Kristianson Rd;
• 4025 Paxton Valley Rd;
• 4105 to 5970 Paxton Valley Rd;
• 6593 to 6919 Service Rd;
• 5209 Six Mile Creek Rd;
• 4294 Strong Rd;
• 5469 to 5545 Westlund Rd; and
• any other properties identified on the attached order map.
If you are in the described area, you must leave immediately.

The following 246 addressed properties have been downgraded but remain on evacuation alert.

• 5731 to 5737 Back Rd;
• 4732 to 4754 Buff Frontage Rd;
• 6607 to 6725 Bulman Rd;
• 6539 Douglas Lake Rd;
• 3011 to 6975 HWY 97;
• 3665 to 3862 Mill Rd;
• 3706 to 3903 Monte Lake Rd;
• 3928 to 3965 Paxton Valley Rd;
• 4080 and 4088 Paxton Valley Rd;
• 6639 Pringle Rd;
• 6572 and 6593 Service Rd;
• 6365 to 6504 Westwold Station Rd; and
• any other properties identified on the attached alert map.

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

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).
To check the evacuation status of an address please go to the evacuation status dashboard on the tnrd.ca website at: http://tnrd.org/eocmap

 

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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