EVACUATION ALERT - South of Takla Lake Wildfire
August 24, 2018 at 21:00 hrs

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An Evacuation Alert issued by the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako is effective August 24, 2018, at 2100 hours. 

The Evacuation Alert is in effect for the area

The area surrounding Takla Lake, South of Mount Blanchet Park and north of Middle River ( as shown on the attached map ) This alert does not include the community of Takla Landing.

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If you require assistance in regard to livestock please contact the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) at 1-800-320-3339 or 250-692-3195

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO WHILE THIS ALERT IS IN EFFECT

Be prepared for the evacuation order by:

  • Locating all family members or co-workers 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.
  • Arranging to transport your household members or co-workers in the event of an evacuation order. If you need transportation assistance from the area please call    (250) 692-3195 or 1-800-320-3339.
  • 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, www.rdbn.bc.ca, and the Bulkley-Nechako Emergency Information Facebook Page for information on this Evacuation Alert.

For media inquiry, please contact:

Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako
250-692-3195 or 1-800-320-3339

Bill Miller
Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako Board Chair
250-692-9940

For public inquiry, please contact:

Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako
at www.rdbn.bc.ca or call 250-692-3195 or 1-800-320-3339

BC Wildfire at www.bcwildfire.bc.ca