The Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD) is declaring a State of Local Emergency due to a wildfire in Electoral Area “I” (Blue Sky Country).
Declaring a State of Local Emergency enables local authorities to exercise the emergency powers listed in the Emergency Program Act. The emergency powers are used to order the evacuation of residents from their homes, prohibit travel and/ or enter private property when an emergency threatens lives, property, or the environment within the TNRD’s jurisdiction.
To view the location of evacuation alerts and orders in the TNRD, please visit www.tnrd.ca/emergencymap.
TNRD Emergency Operations Centre
Phone: 250 377-7188
Toll Free: 1 866 377-7188