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Evacuation order for two properties, alert for eight more near McBride

The Regional District of Fraser-Fort George has activated its Emergency Operations Centre and has issued an evacuation order and alert as a result of a wildfire in the Teare Creek area, approximately four kilometres east of McBride.

The evacuation order is for two properties on Laing Road. The evacuation alert is for eight properties in the Teare Creek area. Those in the evacuation order area must leave the area immediately. A reception centre has been set up at Robson Valley Community Centre in McBride.

Those in the alert area should take the following steps:

  • Secure alternate accommodations (friends and family)
  • Arrange a place to meet family or co-workers
  • Make sure your vehicle is fueled up
  • Wear and pack season appropriate clothing
  • Take purse, cash & credit cards
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Take medications, eye glasses, documents, photos & ID
  • Bring blankets, sleeping bags, books & games
  • Make arrangements for pets and take leashes, crates, pet food
  • Collect photos and mementos that can’t be replaced

Listen to local news, the RDFFG website www.rdffg.bc.ca and Facebook page for updates
For further information about how to prepare your family and your property for an evacuation, visit
www.gov.bc.ca\preparedbc For information and updates pertaining the status of the wildfire, visit www.bcwildfire.ca\

Updates will be provided on the regional district website at www.rdffg.bc.ca and on our Facebook page.

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