Due to immediate danger to life safety due to fire, members of the RCMP or other groups will be expediting this action.
The Evacuation Order is in effect for the following areas:
- From the Fraser River east to the Beaver Lake Road; North to the Quesnel River; East along the Quesnel River to approximately Hydraulic; South East to Antoine Lake; South to MacIntosh Lake; east to the existing order at 150 Mile.
For people south of the Horsefly/Likely Junction, the evacuation route is Horsefly Road to the 150 Mile, Highway 97 South to Highway 24 (South of 100 Mile House); follow Highway 24 to Little Fort; turn right onto Highway 5 at Little Fort and continue to Kamloops. For areas that can join Highway 97 north of Blue Lake, evacuation route is north on Highway 97. UPDATE: If you are past the Horsefly/Likely Junction you will have evacuate via Beaver Valley Road to McLeese Lake and proceed north to Prince George.
WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
You must leave the area immediately
Follow Highway 97 South to Highway 24 (South of 100 Mile House); follow Highway 24 to Little Fort; turn right onto Highway 5 at Little Fort and continue to Kamloops and register at the ESS Centre located at Thompson Rivers University located at 805 TRU Way, in Kamloops.
If you need transportation assistance from the area please advise the individual providing this notice or call 1-866-759-4977
Close all windows and doors
Shut off all gas and electrical appliances, other than refrigerators and freezers
Close gates (latch) but do not lock
Gather your family: take a neighbour or someone who needs help
Take critical items (medicine, purse, wallet, and Keys) only if they are immediately available. Take pets in pet kennels or on leash.
Do not use more vehicles then you have to.
Do not use the telephone unless you need emergency service.
YOU MUST LEAVE THE AREA IMMEDIATELY
For more information contact: 1-866-759-4977
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