Evacuation alert issued for five properites, Nahun and Caesar’s Landing

Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 12:15pm

Central Okanagan, B.C. – In response to the White Rock Lake wildfire, an Evacuation Alert has been issued for five properties in the Nahun and Caesar’s Landing areas within RDCO’s Central Okanagan West Electoral Area.

Affected properties from 5000N Westside Rd (south end) to 5495 Deighton Rd (north end) include the following:

•           5495 Deighton Rd

•           5625 Westside Rd

•           5000N Westside Rd

•           5455 Deighton Rd

•           5875 Westside Rd

A detailed map showing properties under Evacuation Order or Alert is available at cordemergency.ca.

Residents on an Evacuation Alert must be prepared to leave their home on short notice. Information and links to help with emergency preparations is available at cordemergency.ca/beprepared.

The Emergency Operations Centre is providing support to first responders and those in the field that are working on the White Rock Lake wildfire.

Emergency response personnel request that the public:

•           Avoid the area so emergency responders can effectively perform their duties

•           Please only call 9-1-1 in case of emergency.

•           Call *5555 on a cell phone to report a wildfire.

•           Monitor cordemergency.ca, facebook.com/cordemergency or twitter.com/CO_emerg for official situation updates and preparedness information

For more information about this wildfire, visit cordemergency.ca, sign up for e-updates, or call the information line at 250-469-8490. For the latest information on Westside Road access and closures, please visit drivebc.ca.