Residents Reminded About Wildfire Debris Removal Program

Kamloops, BC — March 14, 2022 — Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD) property owners who lost structures as a result of wildfires in 2021 may be eligible for reimbursement for cleaning up debris on their property. Residents are reminded to contact the TNRD if they wish to proceed.

The TNRD Wildfire Disaster Debris Removal program was launched in January, and residents looking to register are asked to contact the TNRD by March 25, 2022. To register, please call 250 377-6312, or email Please include your contact information and address of impacted property.

Through the program, the TNRD is able to reimburse property owners who have incurred expenses for debris removal. Proof of payment is required for reimbursement of wildfire debris removal completed by private property owners.

Please note that this program focuses on rural Electoral Areas of the TNRD impacted by wildfires in 2021, such as Monte Lake, Tranquille, and Botanie Valley. Debris removal in Lytton is being coordinated separately by the Village of Lytton.

The TNRD wildfire debris removal program is being supported with funding from the Canadian Red Cross and the Province of British Columbia.

For more information, please visit the TNRD webpage: 2021 Wildfire Debris Removal Program.

Media Contact:

Jamie Vieira, Deputy General Manager of Operations
Thompson-Nicola Regional District
Tel.: 250 377-7197

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