The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako and Regional District of Fraser-Fort George have issued an evacuation alert for a wildfire in the vicinity of Noonlang Lake (referred to as Ocock Lake Fire – G51344 by BC Wildfire Service).
The alert is in addition to the order from September 11.
Information for Residents within Evacuation Alert Area
People within an evacuation alert area are reminded that wildland interface fire conditions can unexpectedly change, and an immediate evacuation could be necessary to ensure the personal safety of residents and front line responders.
Residents in the evacuation alert area should immediately prepare for an evacuation if required. Take the following steps for your personal safety and to help prevent damage to your home and property:
- gather important papers and move valuables to an alternate location
- make arrangements for pets to be moved to a safe location
- make arrangements for livestock and identify a safe alternative location if an evacuation order is issued
- prepare a 72-hour personal emergency kit for you and your family, including medications
Information for residents within evacuation order Area:
Anyone in an evacuation order area is required to leave the area immediately.
Residents of the evacuation order area are required to contact their respective regional district to make arrangements for the provision of Emergency Support Services (ESS) such as food and lodging if needed.
Evacuated residents within the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George should visit the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George’s website at www.rdffg.bc.ca for updated information or to call the Emergency Operations Centre for assistance at 1-250-960-4400 (Toll Free 1-800-667-1959).
Evacuated residents within the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako should visit visit the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako’s website at www.rdbn.bc.ca for information on this Evacuation Order and/or any changes to the situation or call the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako at 250-692-1553.
More information on the status of this fire is available at www.bcwildfire.bc.ca.