Evacuation Alerts removed from Caesars Landing to Fintry

Friday, September 3, 2021 - 2:30pm

Central Okanagan, B.C. — Evacuation Alerts due to the White Rock Lake wildfire have been removed for properties from Caesars Landing to Fintry in the Central Okanagan West Electoral Area. Properties on the following streets are no longer on Evacuation Alert:

Barcelona Dr E
Fintry Delta Rd
Kelly Pl
Marbella Loop
Santa Fe Way
Shorts Road
Valencia Way
Westside Rd N (6445N Westside Rd to
6808N Westside Road)
Dunwaters Rd
Fintry Provincial Park
La Palma Loop
Morden Rd
Santiago Loop
Terazona Dr
Verona Loop
Wood Rd
Fairbridge Rd
Gray Rd
Madrid Way
Muir Rd
Shalal Rd
Toledo Dr
Westside Rd (6409 Westside Rd to
7355 Westside Rd)

Eighteen properties on the Bouleau Lake Road remain under Evacuation Order.

2,259 properties from Estamont, Ewings Landing, Killiney Beach and Westshore Estates remain under Evacuation Alert. Residents in this area should be ready to leave at a moment’s notice. Visit www.cordemergency.ca/map for a detailed map of properties on alert or order.

The public is asked to stay off Westside road and out of the area to ensure access for emergency responders and local residents. Area residents must access their properties from the south along Westside Road as the north end of the road remains closed until further notice. No access will be permitted from the north to any properties in RDCO.

Residents and the public are requested to stay out of the backcountry. An Area Restriction Order is in effect for all crown lands in the vicinity of the White Rock Lake wildfire. Details and a map can be found on the BC Wildfire Service website.

Residents are reminded to be cautious of potential hazards in the area due to wildfire and fire suppression activity. Watch for wildlife, hazard trees and debris on the roads. Information on returning safely to fire impacted areas can be found at www.cordemergency.ca/resources.

Although the Alert has been lifted, the area is still an active fire zone and residents are asked to be vigilant. Contact 9-1-1 if you see spot fires threatening homes or other areas showing rapid growth.

To report an unattended campfire or open burning violation, please call 1 800 663-5555 toll-free or *5555 on a cellphone. For up-to-date information on current wildfire activity, conditions and prohibitions, call 1 888 3-FOREST (1 888 336-7378) or visit: www.bcwildfire.ca.

Information on returning safely to fire impacted areas and preparedness can be found at www.cordemergency.ca/resources

Stay informed during fire season. Visit cordemergency.ca, sign up for e-updates, follow Central Okanagan Emergency Operations social media channels at facebook.com/cordemergency or twitter.com/CO_emerg.