Water's Edge/Truswell Road Structural Fire Update

Sunday, July 9, 2017 - 10:32am

The Evacuation Order for Charles M Suites (11 units) at 559 Truswell Road and all single family homes on Truswell and Capozzi Roads will be lifted at 11 a.m. today. Single family home addresses include:

  • 3814 Capozzi Road

  • 3820 Capozzi Road

  • 3828 Capozzi Road

  • 3832 Capozzi Road

  • 3838 Capozzi Road

  • 3848 Capozzi Road

  • 3854 Truswell Road

  • 3858 Truswell Road

  • 3896 Truswell Road

The Evacuation Order for Mission Shores (54 units) at 3880 Truswell Road will be lifted at 1 p.m. today.  Additional time is required to ventilate smoke from the parkade. 

The Evacuation Orders remain in effect for both Water’s Edge (65 units) at 3865 – 3885 Truswell Road and Walnut Grove (37 units) at 549 Truswell Road.  Fire suppression work is ongoing. Plans are being made to provide limited escorted access to Water’s Edge residents to secure essential items such as prescription drugs.  Information will be released later today.

Evacuees are being directed to the Salvation Army at 1480 Sutherland Ave, where Emergency Support Services are set up with food and shelter options for displaced residents.   The reception center is open between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. today.  

People are being reminded to stay clear of the general area as it remains a restricted access area.

To stay informed about the evacuations, visit www.cordemergency.ca, sign up for e-updates or call the information line at 250-469-8490.