McDougall Creek Wildfire - EVACUATION ALERT for West Kelowna Business Park

News Release No. 16 - UPDATED 

Date: Aug.18, 2023 

Time: 11:00 p.m. 

The City of West Kelowna has issued an EVACUATION ALERT for the West Kelowna Business Park, which includes Stevens Road north of Highway 97 from Marshall Road to Daimler Drive. This includes all properties accessed off Marshall Road. 

Residents can refer to the interactive map on to search by street address if they are unsure whether they are affected. 

This Evacuation Alert is being issued proactively as the Emergency Operation Centre continues its pre-planning work overnight. Residents can continue to monitor for further updates to be issued on Aug. 19 or as conditions change. 

Residents under EVACUATION ALERT must be ready to leave their homes at a moment’s notice, be prepared to be away from their homes for an extended period of time, make arrangements for pets and pack essential items such as medicines and important documents. 

Residents on EVACUATION ALERT can register in advance at  

 All other evacuation orders and alerts remain in place.  

Roads are closed within Evacuation Order areas. 

Unless you are evacuated or require emergency or essential travel, please stay off roads to keep them clear for evacuated residents and first responders. 

For more information, contact the information line at 250-469-8490 (local) or 1-877-569-8490 (toll-free). 

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