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 7 properties addressed as:
- 5160 to 5450 Bonaparte Lake;
- 4680 to 5040 Eagan-Bonaparte Lake FSR;
- 5200 Secret Lake; and
- any other properties as identified on the attached map.