Latest Updates

CORD Emergency Operations Centre stands down for Finlay Creek Fire: News Release No. 6
September 11, 2017
With no active evacuation orders or alerts in the Central Okanagan Regional District, the Emergency Operations Centre is standing down. Regular updates from cordemergency.ca and social media channels will resume only if conditions change substantially or a new emergency situation requires the EOC...
Finlay Creek Fire evacuation alerts lifted in Peachland and RDCO: News Release No. 5
September 8, 2017
Evacuation alerts for 306 properties in Peachland and the Regional District of Central Okanagan for the Finlay Creek fire are now rescinded. A detailed map is available at www.cordemergency.ca.   For information about properties affected further south where alerts and orders remain in place, visit...
Philpott Fire evacuation alerts lifted: News Release No. 24
September 7, 2017
All remaining Evacuation Alerts for the Philpott Road fire are now rescinded and residents of the area can bring their farm animals back to their properties. An area restriction for all Crown land in the vicinity of the Philpott wildfire remains in effect. Recreational use of crown land, including...
Finlay Creek Fire 15% contained - News Release No. 4
September 7, 2017
Central Okanagan, B.C. – The Finlay Creek wildfire is now estimated to be 1,300 hectares and only 15 per cent contained. For more information about the condition of the fire, visit the BC Wildfire Service website at http://bcfireinfo.for.gov.bc.ca/hprScripts/WildfireNews/OneFire.asp?ID=675. BC...
Philpott Road Fire orders change to alerts: News Release No. 23
September 4, 2017
Effective 11 a.m. today, the remaining seven evacuation orders for the Philpott Road Fire have been downgraded to evacuation alerts and five other properties on “Our Road” have been removed from evacuation alert. The following Evacuation Orders have been rescinded and are now Alerts: 1120 Philpott...