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 near Barnes Lake is threatening structures and the safety of residents in Electoral Area “I” (Blue Sky Country).
Because of the potential danger to life and safety, the Thompson-Nicola Regional District has issued an evacuation order for 50 properties addressed as:
- 3165 Barnes Lake Rd to 3820 Barnes Lake Rd;
- 2000 Hwy 97C to 2480 Hwy 97C;
- 2606 Kirkland Ranch Rd;
- 4020 Studhorse Rd;
- 1886 and 1924 Woods Creek FSR;
- 4380 Y D Ranch Rd to 4499 Y D Ranch Rd; and
- any other properties located within the area noted on the attached map.
If you are in the described area, you must leave immediately.
Emergency Support Services will only be provided if your primary residence is one of the properties under evacuation order.
If one of these properties is your primary residence and you require Emergency Support Services, please report to the Salvation Army Building at 1480 Sutherland Avenue in Kelowna.
For more information contact:
TNRD Emergency Operations Centre
Toll Free: 1-866-377-7188