CORD Emergency Operations Centre stands down for Finlay Creek Fire: News Release No. 6

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 3:15pm

With no active evacuation orders or alerts in the Central Okanagan Regional District, the Emergency Operations Centre is standing down. Regular updates from and social media channels will resume only if conditions change substantially or a new emergency situation requires the EOC to activate.

The Finlay Creek Fire remains an active fire managed by the BC Wildfire Service and supported by the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen.  For information about properties under evacuation alert further south, visit the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen website at

Area restrictions remain in effect for all Crown land in the vicinity of the Philpott Road fire and Finlay Creek fire. Recreational use of crown land is prohibited within the specified areas.  Check the boundaries and learn more about specific access and restrictions at

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