EOC Public Notification

Guide to Re-Entry After an Interface Fire

EVACUATION ORDER ISSUED GILMORE LAKE WILDFIRE
Maintained as of August 15, 2018 at 17:00 hrs

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Pursuant to Section 12 (1) of the Emergency Program Act, and the Provincial Declaration of State of Local Emergency for Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako Electoral Areas ‘G’ (Houston Rural), an Evacuation Order has been issued by the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako due to immediate danger to life safety due to a wildland interface fire. 

The Evacuation Order is in effect for:

Sunset Lake, South to Lot 7933, east to Lot 6706, North to Lot 3341 (as shown on the attached map).

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Evacuees Please:

  • Register at the Reception Centre in Burns Lake or contact the Emergency Social Services Director from 0800 to 1630 at 250-692-3195; or
  • Visit the Reception Centre in Burns Lake at the College of New Caledonia at 545 Highway 16, Burns Lake or contact the Reception Centre at 250-692-3195.
  • After hours in regard to Emergency Social Services (ESS) please contact the Emergency Management BC at 1-800-663-3456.
  • Emergency Social Services can provide assistance for food, lodging, clothing, emotional support and family reunification.  

 

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:

  • You must leave the area immediately.
  • If you need transportation assistance from the area please advise the individual providing this notice or call the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako at 250-692-3195 or Emergency Management BC at 1-800-663-3456.
  • Close all windows and doors.
  • Shut off all gas and electrical appliances, other than refrigerators and freezers
  • Close gates (latch) but do not lock.
  • Gather your family: take a neighbour or someone who needs help.
  • Take critical items (medicine, purse, wallet, and keys) only if they are immediately available. Take pets in pet kennels or on leash.

 

YOU MUST LEAVE THE AREA IMMEDIATELY

 

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

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Bill Miller, Chair

Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako

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