Wildfire activity has forced the Cariboo Regional District and Ulkatcho First Nation to issue evacuation orders for the areas around Anahim Lake and the entire Ulkatcho First Nation territory.
The Cariboo Regional District Evacuation order includes Anahim Lake, Nimpo Lake, Charlotte Lake, and area.
The Ulkatcho First Nation Evacuation Order includes: Main Reserve, Old Ulkatcho, 21 Reserve, Towdystan, Fish Trap, 2-mile 14A Squinas 2A and/or members of the Ulkatcho First Nation. For more information please contact Chief and Council.
Due to immediate danger, members of the RCMP or other groups will be expediting this action.
The evacuation route is: East on Highway 20 towards Williams Lake; or West on Highway 20 towards Bella Coola (please note that there will be no group lodging available in Bella Coola).