Wildfire Update: DISTRICT OF CLEARWATER EVACUATION ORDER July 15, 2017 at 20:00 hours

Stefanie Poisson

DISTRICT OF CLEARWATER EVACUATION ORDER July 15, 2017 at 20:00 hours

An evacuation ORDER has been issued by the District of Clearwater.

A rapidly moving wildfire currently located south of Clearwater is threatening properties in the District of Clearwater.

Because of the potential danger to life and health, the District of Clearwater has ordered everyone to evacuate the following properties immediately:

  • 415 to 480 Clearwater Station Rd
  • 91 to 566 Dunn Lake Rd
  • 524 Russell Rd

Additionally, all properties located within the red Evacuation Order area, as shown on the attached map.

If you are in the described area, you must leave immediately. It is suggested that evacuees turn off the power and propane to their residences. If you have large animals/livestock  in need of shelter, please contact the TNRD EOC at 1-866-377-7188.

If you require  support  services  such  as food  and accommodation  please  register at either of the following Reception Centres:

  • The Clearwater Legion Hall at 257 Glen Road, Clearwater, BC
  • Sandman Centre at 300 Lorne Street, Kamloops, BC

If you do not require these services all evacuees are still required to register with the Red Cross at 1-800-863-6582 or www.redcross.ca

 

Mayor Harwood

20:00 hours, 2017-07-15

For more information contact:         District of Clearwater EOC              Phone: (250) 674-3416

 

District of Clearwater Evacuation Order July 15 2000hours

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