Evacuation alert area changes

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 12:25pm

With progress made on the wildfire at 30% containment, the Evacuation Alert area has been adjusted.

Residents on evacuation alert should be prepared to leave their homes again on short notice, if fire conditions change. A detailed map showing the affected properties is available at http://www.cordemergency.ca/map.

Properties on Evacuation Alert include:
10201 HWY 33 E
10509 HWY 33 E
10623 HWY 33 E
10710 HWY 33 E
10720 HWY 33 E
10737 HWY 33 E
10740 HWY 33 E
10750 HWY 33 E
10751 HWY 33 E
10780 HWY 33 E
10863 HWY 33 E
10874 HWY 33 E
10879 HWY 33 E
10993 HWY 33 E
11001 HWY 33 E
11100 HWY 33 E
11103 HWY 33 E
11231 HWY 33 E
11250 HWY 33 E
11361 HWY 33 E
11480 HWY 33 E
11481 HWY 33 E
11484 HWY 33 E
11490 HWY 33 E
11491 HWY 33 E
11500 HWY 33 E
11501 HWY 33 E
11600 HWY 33 E
11601 HWY 33 E
11700 Greystokes Rd
11800 Greystokes Rd
11900 Greystokes Rd
12025 Greystokes Rd
12280 Greystokes Rd
12300 Greystokes Rd
12310 Greystokes Rd
12326 Greystokes Rd
12342 Greystokes Rd
12447 Greystokes Rd
12458 Greystokes Rd
12474 Greystokes Rd
12490 Greystokes Rd
11251 Thelwell Rd
11365 Thelwell Rd
11370 Thelwell Rd
11371 Thelwell Rd
11401 Thelwell Rd
11150 Three Forks Rd
11200 Three Forks Rd
11211 Three Forks Rd
11251 Three Forks Rd
11300 Three Forks Rd
11400 Three Forks Rd
11481 Three Forks Rd
11493 Three Forks Rd
11505 Three Forks Rd
12491 Three Forks Rd
12521 Three Forks Rd
12530 Three Forks Rd
12531 Three Forks Rd
12641 Three Forks Rd
12751 Three Forks Rd

All other properties previously on alert have now been rescinded.

No changes have been made to properties on evacuation order. Properties on Evacuation Order include: 310 – 1495 Philpott Rd

Residents allowed back to their properties should be aware that active fire suppression work continues throughout the area of the fire.  Please stay out of the way of emergency vehicles and crews.  BC Emergency Preparedness has additional information for returning home after a wildfire.

Residents on the Falcon Ridge Water System returning home should be aware that they are on Boil Water Notice and stage two watering restrictions, more information can be found on the Regional District website.  

The Emergency Support Services reception centre at Willow Park Church, 439 Highway 33 West will be open from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm today.

The next update from the Emergency Operation Centre is anticipated by noon tomorrow unless the situation changes.

For the latest information visit www.cordemergency.ca. Updates are also available via social media; follow us at facebook.com/CORDEmergency or twitter.com/CO_Emerg.