Regional District of Central Okanagan, B.C. –
The Evacuation Alert issued earlier this morning for approximately 40-50 properties in the Wilsons Landing area remains in effect due to the potential danger from the wildfire in the area, with a handful of additional properties added on Westside Road.
Updated information has been provided regarding the status of Westside Road. At the request of the BC Wildfire Management Branch, the Ministry of Transportation has closed Westside Road from Bear Main Forest Service Road (south end of closure) through to Jenny Creek Subdivision at Browse Road (north end of closure). All traffic is being stopped at Bear Main Forest Service Road for northbound traffic, and all residents in the affected area are being advised to travel north through Vernon along Westside Road. For updated information on the status of the road please monitor the www.drivebc.ca website or the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure.