Bear Creek Road News Release 3

Monday, August 22, 2016 - 1:00am

The following areas are on Evacuation Order due to the Bear Creek wildfire: Bear Creek Provincial Campground, Trader’s Cove, Bear Creek Road north of the Parkinson Road intersection including Dougmac, Rose Valley and Petterson Roads.

Pine Point subdivision is on Evacuation Alert. Those residents should be prepared to leave on short notice.

Visit cordemergency.ca for the latest updates including a map of the evacuation order and alert areas. Specific addresses can be searched to determine if the properties are on Evacuation Alert or Order.

An Emergency Support Services Center has been opened at 2466 Main Street. All people who have been evacuated to the south are asked to register at the Center.

Westside Road is closed between Bear Creek Road and Pine Point subdivision.

Fire crews from West Kelowna, Wilson’s Landing, North Westside Fire Rescue, Peachland and BC Wildfire Services are on site. The Emergency Operation Centre has been activated to support crews in the field responding to this incident.

New information will be released to the public through the media and cordemergency.ca as soon as it becomes available.