An Evacuation Order for the Trepanier Forest Fire has been expanded to include the following properties:
5091 Cousins Place
One property north of Highway 97 next to 4713 MacKinnon Road
5350 -5358 Huston Road
4713, 4850, 5126 MacKinnon Road
3642 Walker Road
Affected residents will be directed to the appropriate Emergency Support Services Reception Centre. A map showing the Evacuation area is available at www.cordemergency.ca.
An Evacuation Alert is in effect for properties affected by a forest fire south west of the Okanagan Connector. The streets within the Evacuation Alert area include:
An Evacuation Alert means residents should be prepared to leave their homes with little or short notice should the fire threat grow and the Evacuation Order is expanded.
A map showing the Evacuation Alert area can be viewed at www.cordemergency.ca
Highway 97 is closed at Princeton Road in Peachland and at Glenrosa Road in West Kelowna.
A second Emergency Support Services Reception Centre is open for residents needing assistance and having to drive south from Peachland at the Summerland Arena and Curling Club, 8820 Jubilee Road East.
Affected residents within Peachland are asked not to turn on their irrigation systems or shut off any pre-programmed irrigation in order to conserve water for the fire fighting operation.