News releases


Jack Creek wildfire News Release No. 3
September 9, 2022
News Release No. 3 Central Okanagan Electoral Area West, B.C. As the BC Wildfire Service has designated the Jack Creek wildfire as ‘being held’, the Central Okanagan Emergency Operations Centre has rescinded the Evacuation Alert for 17 properties along Maxwell Road (4305-4495) in the Central…
Jack Creek Wildfire 2022 News Release 2
September 8, 2022
News Release No. 2 Central Okanagan Electoral Area West, B.C.  – BC Wildfire crews continue to work on the estimated 7.3-hectare Jack Creek wildfire near Mt. Miller and the Trepanier area of the Central Okanagan West Electoral Area. The Central Okanagan Emergency Operation Centre advises as this…
Jack Creek Wildfire 2022 News Release 1
September 7, 2022
At the recommendation of the BC Wildfire Service responding to the Jack Creek wildfire in the rural Central Okanagan West Electoral Area, residents on 17 properties along Maxwell Road (4305-4495) are on a precautionary evacuation alert.  Please refer to the interactive map on…
Kelowna State of Local Emergency rescinded
June 29, 2022
Central Okanagan, B.C. – The State of Local Emergency (SOLE) declared June 14, 2022 for the Kelowna area in response to localized flooding along Mission Creek, Scotty Creek and the upper reaches of Mill Creek expired last night at 12:01 a.m.. Local creeks Mountain snow packs have continued to melt…
Be prepared: secure docks, avoid wake
June 23, 2022
Central Okanagan, B.C. – With Okanagan Lake sitting at full pool, any wind, rain or wake from boats has the potential to cause further erosion and damage to waterfront property and structures. Residents in waterfront and flood-prone areas are asked to take precautions. “Property owners are…