Partial Evacuation Order – Durand Lake – Electoral Area “J” (Copper Desert Country)

A portion of the Evacuation Order issued on July 2, 2021, 1900 hrs for Durrand Lake remains on Order for the area as outlined in 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.  No commercial lodging is available; please make arrangements to stay with friends or family. 

If you require Emergency Support Service with group lodging report to:

  • Merritt Reception Centre at 1950 Mamette Ave, in Merritt; or
  • Chilliwack Senior Secondary School, 46363 Yale Rd, Chilliwack.

If you can stay with friends or family, you can register for Emergency Support Services by reporting to the McArthur Island Sports Centre parking lot at 1655 Island Pkwy in Kamloops.

To self-register as an evacuee at McArthur Island Sports Centre you can use the Evacuee Registration & Assistance (ERA) Tool:  When you arrive remain in, or near to, the vehicle you arrived in.  An ESS volunteer will contact you using the phone number you listed on your self-registration.

If you do not have a device that allows you to self-register, please report to the front door of the McArthur Island Sport Centre to provide your name and await further instruction.

For more information contact:   
TNRD Emergency Operations Centre
Phone: 250-377-7188
Toll Free: 1-866-377-7188

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