Friday, July 7, 2017

Gustafson FSR Fire Update #5

Courtesy of the Cariboo Regional District:

Pursuant to the BC Emergency Program Act an Evacuation Order has been issued by the Cariboo Regional District.

Due to immediate danger to life safety due to fire, Members of the RCMP or other group will be expediting this action.

The Evacuation Order is in effect for the following areas:

West of Hwy 97 from the northern portion of the 108 Mile Ranch north along the highway to the southern tip of Lac La Hache, then north along the western shore of Lac La Hache to the northern tip of Lac La Hache, and follows the eastern side of Wright Station Road south to boundary of the 105 Mile geographic area.


You must leave the area immediately

When evacuating you should travel north on Hwy 97 and go to the reception centre at the Ramada Inn located at 1118 Lakeview Crescent in Williams Lake

If you need transportation assistance from the area please advise the individual providing this notice or call250-398-5117

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.

Do not use more vehicles then you have to.

Do not use the telephone unless you need emergency service.


For more information contact: CRD call center/info line 250-398-5117

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