North arm of Quesnel Lake evacuated

North arm of Quesnel Lake

The Cariboo Regional District has issued an evacuation order for anyone along the north arm of Quesnel Lake, northeast of Williams Lake.

Residents are being told to evacuate by water across Quesnel Lake.

 

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:

  • You must leave the area immediately
  • 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