PSA: Public Information Session Scheduled on August 26

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 4:23pm

Release No. 38 Kelowna, B.C., The Central Okanagan Emergency Operations Centre will be organizing an online information session for owners of properties located within the Regional District of Central Okanagan who are on evacuation order from the White Rock Lake wildfire.

Date: Thursday, August 26, 2021 between 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Place: Live stream and recording of the event on the Regional District of Central Okanagan’s YouTube account at youtube.com/regionaldistrict

Who: Updates from the following organizations will be provided:

  • Regional District of the Central Okanagan
  • Central Okanagan Emergency Operation Centre
  • BC Wildfire Service
  • Insurance Bureau of Canada
  • BC Hydro
  • A.L.E.R.T.

Topics: Presenters will cover the information residents are requesting including

  • Neigbourhood condition updates
  • Timelines
  • BC Wildfire update
  • Utility restoration
  • Animal rescue
  • Emergency Support Services extension
  • Starting an insurance claim

Residents are invited to submit questions online for the panel before Thursday, August 26, 2021 at noon.