An Evacuation Order has been issued by from the Thompson-Nicola Regional District at the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC).
The Tremont Creek Wildfire in the vicinity of Tunkwa Lake is threatening structures and the safety of residents in 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 43 properties addressed as:
•4405 to 6525 Tunkwa Lake 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 your primary residence has been evacuated, we recommend that you arrange to stay with friends or family. You can access Emergency Support Services by reporting to the McArthur Island Sports Centre located at 1655 Island Parkway in Kamloops between 0900 and 1600 hrs.
If you choose, you can assist the registration process by self-registering ahead of time using the Evacuee Registration & Assistance (ERA) Tool at: https://ess.gov.bc.ca/ or by calling the Emergency Support Services Info Line at 1-800-585-9559. You must still report to a Reception Centre to receive services.
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