BOUNDARY EXPANSION - SUTHERLAND FIRE EVACUATION ALERT
As of Friday, July 21, 2017 at 11:30 hrs. the fire Alert Area remains unchanged.
BC Wildfire Area Restriction order for the Sutherland Road Fire

As of  Friday, July  21, 2017 at 11:30 hrs. the fire Alert Area remains unchanged..

BC Wildfire Area Restriction order for the Sutherland Road Fire

Because of the potential danger to life and health the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako has issued a boundary expansion for the Evacuation Alert now covering the area east of the Sutherland Forest Service Road to the Stuart River, east of Settlement Road to Blue Mountain Forest Service Road and north to Pitka 100 Road, as shown on the attached map.

Detailed Alert Area

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An Evacuation Alert has been issued to advise of the potential evacuation of the area.   All persons within this area will be given as much advance notice as possible prior to evacuation; however, notice may be limited due to changing conditions.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO WHILE THIS ALERT IS IN EFFECT

Be prepared for the evacuation order by:

  • Locating all family members, co-workers, and guests and plan to meet outside the evacuation area, should an evacuation be called while separated.
  • Gathering essential items such as medications, eyeglasses, valuable papers (i.e. insurance), immediate care needs for dependants and, if you choose, keepsakes (photographs, etc). Have these items readily available for quick departure.
  • Preparing to move any disabled persons and/or children.
  • Moving pets and livestock to a safe area.
  • Arranging to transport all persons in the event of an evacuation order. If you are evacuated and need transportation assistance from the area please call 250-692-3195 or 1-800-320-3339, or call Emergency Management BC at 1-800-663-3456.
  • Arranging accommodation for your family if possible. In the event of an evacuation, a Reception Centre will be opened if required.  Monitor your local radio station and the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako website, rdbn.bc.ca for information on this Evacuation Alert.

For more information contact:  Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako at 1-800-320-3339 Monday to Friday from 0830 – 1630, or contacting Emergency Management BC at 1-800-663-3456 after hours.

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