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Evacuation alert for Pinkut Lake area north of Burns Lake

An evacuation alert has been issued, due to the Pinkut Lake Wildfire, for all properties and lands accessed by Babine Lake RD, north of the junction with the North Road FSR. This includes the communities of Donald Landing, Pendleton Bay, and industrial sites in the area.

An evacuation alert has been issued to prepare you to evacuate your premises or property should it be
found necessary. Residents will be given as much advance notice as possible prior to evacuation,
however, you may receive limited notice due to changing conditions.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO WHILE THIS ALERT IS IN EFFECT

Be prepared for an evacuation order:

  • Locate all family members or co-workers and plan to meet outside the evacuation area, should an
    evacuation be called while separated.
  • Gather essential items such as medications, eyeglasses, valuable papers (i.e., insurance), immediate care needs for dependents and, if you choose, keepsakes (photographs, etc.), and have these items readily available for quick departure.
  • Prepare to move any persons with mobility challenges and/or children.
  • Move pets and livestock to a safe area. If you require assistance, please call the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako.
  • Arrange to transport your household members or co-workers in the event of an evacuation order. If you are asked to evacuate and need transportation assistance from the area, please call the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako.
  • Arrange accommodation for your family if possible.

In the event of an evacuation order, a Reception Centre will be opened if required, and evacuation routes specified. Monitor your local radio station and the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako website, www.rdbn.bc.ca for information on this Evacuation Alert and/or any changes to the situation.

For more information contact: Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako at 250-692-1553

Please sign up for Bulkley Nechako Emergency & Public Alerts at: https://www.rdbn.bc.ca/departments/protective-services/bulkley-nechako-emergency-public-alert

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