The White Rock Lake Wildfire is situated west of Westside Road near the northern boundary of the Regional District of Central Okanagan. The BC Wildfire Service says the White Rock Lake Fire is acitive but classified as "being held".
Please visit the map for specific areas and addresses that remain on Evacuation Alert:
- All evacuation alerts and orders have been rescinded.
Central Okanagan evacuees can find out more about Emergency Support Services by calling 250-469-8512 or by visiting the Central Okanagan ESS Reception Centre at 1480 Sutherland Avenue in Kelowna (hours may vary).
- Evacuated residents WITH homeowner or tenant insurance will not be given an extension for coverage and should immediately contact their insurance provider to find out what coverage is available.
- Evacuated residents WITHOUT homeowner or tenant insurance may receive support and should contact Emergency Support Services.
You can visit the Insurance Bureau of Canada for more information on the process of an insurance claim as a result of a BC wildfire at www.ibc.ca/ns/disaster/bcwildfire.
There are eligibility requirements for emergency support services. Homeowner or tenant insurance may provide greater support than the Emergency Support Services program. Check with your insurer to determine what may be available to you. For details on eligibility, see the Evacuee Living Assistance Policy (PDF, 378KB).
The Regional District of Central Okanagan has provided information and resources on recovering after a wildfire, including the Returning Home Information Guide, which are available online at www.rdco.com/recovery. Central Okanagan residents, whose properties experienced significant structural damage, can contact the Regional District’s Recovery Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-469-6111.