News releases

White Rock Lake Wildfire status update
September 3, 2021
BC Wildfire has now classified White Rock Lake wildfire as held. A drone is being flown in the area today as part of an aerial assessment. Residents are returning to Ewings Landing, Killiney Beach and Westshore Estates after the evacuation orders for those neighbourhoods were rescinded late...
White Rock Lake Evacuation Orders Rescinded
September 2, 2021
News Release No. 57 Central Okanagan, B.C. — In consultation with BC Wildfire and Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Central Okanagan Emergency Operations advises that the Evacuation Orders for Ewings Landing, Killiney Beach and Westshore Estates neighbourhoods have been rescinded...
Residents begin returning to Valley of the Sun
September 2, 2021
News Release No. 56 Central Okanagan, B.C. — Residents are returning to Valley of the Sun after the evacuation order for the subdivision was downgraded to an evacuation alert yesterday. While orders remain in place for other affected properties in the area, it is expected that all evacuated...
Correction: Evacuation Order remains for Attenborough Road
September 1, 2021
News Release No. 55 — Central Okanagan, B.C. — White Rock Lake New news release no. 54 incorrectly included properties along Attenborough Road. These properties remain under Evacuation Order at this time. It is expected that all evacuated residents and property owners will be allowed back into the...
Evacuation Orders downgraded for Valley of Sun
September 1, 2021
News Release No. 54 — Central Okanagan, B.C. — In consultation with BC Wildfire and Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Central Okanagan Emergency Operations advises that Evacuation Orders for the Valley of the Sun subdivision have been rescinded and downgraded to Evacuation Alerts...