Courtesy of the Cariboo Regional District:
Earlier today the Cariboo Regional District activated a level 2 Emergency Operations Centre as a result of a wildfire burning in the Gustafson North Forest Service Road area, northwest of 100 Mile House.
An Evacuation Order has been issued for 5 properties in the Tatton Station Road area. The affected properties have been visited by 108 Mile Volunteer Fire Department members, and there are no further evacuation orders or alerts in place at this time.
A Reception Centre for evacuees has been established at the curling rink on Airport Road in 100 Mile House. The CRD’s EOC Public Information line is 250-398-5117.
Residents are reminded to register for the Cariboo Chilcotin Emergency Notification System by visiting the Cariboo Regional District at cariboord.ca. For up to date fire information, please follow the Cariboo Fire Centre on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BCForestFireInfo or call 1-888-336-7378. For more information regarding evacuations, please visit the CRD’s website at cariboord.ca, or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CRDEmergencyOperations or on Twitter @CaribooRD