Chilcotin evacuation order area expanded


The Cariboo Regional District has expanded its evacuation order for the area around Kleena Kleene in the Chilcotin.

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

The evacuation route is:

Highway 20 to Williams Lake

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:

  • You must leave the area immediately
  • Register at ESS in Williams Lake at Boitanio Mall. Those requiring group lodging will be required to continue on to the ESS Reception Centre in Prince George at the College of New Caledonia
  • 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 than you have to.
  • Do not use the telephone unless you need emergency service.

YOU MUST LEAVE THE AREA IMMEDIATELY

For more information contact:  1-866-759-4977