An Evacuation Alert has been changed to an Evacuation Order issued by Thompson-Nicola Regional District at the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) effective at 1800 hrs on July 10, 2021.
A wildfire event located in the vicinity of Whitecroft is threatening structures and the safety of residents in Electoral Area “P” (Rivers and the Peaks). Because of the potential danger to life and safety, the Thompson-Nicola Regional District has issued an evacuation order for 132 properties addressed as:
- 7305 to 7408 Cahilty Cres;
- 3208 to 3229 Cahilty Pl;
- 7116 to 7200 Cahilty Rd;
- 2893 to 3540 Heffley-Louis Creek Rd;
- 3240 to 3260 McGillivray Creek Rd;
- 3140 Strachan Rd;
- 3220 and 3272 Sun Peaks Rd;
- 6420 to 7046 Upper Louis Creek Rd; and
- any other properties within the boundary 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.
As there is no commercial lodging available in Kamloops if one of the properties under evacuation order is your primary residence, and you can stay with friends or family please report to the McArthur Island Sports Centre located at 1655 Island Pkwy in Kamloops. If you choose, you can assist the registration process by self-registering using the Evacuee Registration & Assistance (ERA) Tool https://ess.gov.bc.ca/.
If you cannot stay with friends or family please report to the Emergency Services Reception Centre located at Prestige Harbourfront Resort located at 251 Harbourfront Drive NW, Salmon Arm, BC.
For more information contact:
TNRD Emergency Operations Centre
Phone: 250 377 7188
Toll Free: 1 866 377 7188