EOC Public Notification

Guide to Re-Entry After an Interface Fire

EVACUATION ORDER ISSUED Shovel lake wildfire 
August 9, 2018, at 1200 hrs

Click to view - Declaration of State of Local Emergency Area "D"

Click to view - Declaration of State of Local Emergency Area "C"

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 Area ‘D’ (Fraser Lake Rural), Electoral Area ‘B’ (Burns Lake Rural), and Electoral Area ‘C’ (Fort St. James 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:

East of the center of Taltapin Lake to West of the Sutherland FSR and South of Hannay Lake and North of Owl Lake. (as shown on the attached map)

See Map

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Evacuees Please:

  • Any questions in regard to Emergency Social Services (ESS) please contact the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako at 250-692-3195 or Emergency Management BC at 1-800-663-3456.
  • Emergency Social Services can provide assistance for food, lodging, clothing, emotional support and family reunification.

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

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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