QUESNEL, BC: Effective immediately, the Cariboo Regional District has reduced the boundaries for the “Highway 97 West to Michelle Bazaeko FSR Area Evacuation Alert.”
Communities north of Quesnel between the Fraser River and Highway 97 are now all clear, including Ten Mile Lake, Cinema, Moose Heights and Strathnaver.
Communities west of the Fraser River remain on alert, including Nazko, Baker Creek and Blackwater. There are no changes to the Narcosli Creek evacuation alert, which includes the communities of Bouchie Lake, Milburn, Narcosli Creek and West Fraser.
See an overview map of the new reduced alert area at https://bit.ly/2PeNdJ0.
Use the CRD’s online interactive map to see all the areas on evacuation alert or order and the wildfires in the area: https://bit.ly/2r9P2MQ (there may be a delay before the map is updated)
For Cariboo Regional District information, please visit cariboord.ca/EOC or facebook.com/CRDEmergencyOperations or @CaribooRD. The CRD’s emergency information line, 1-866-759-4977, is open until 8:30 p.m. tonight, and otherwise 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.
Residents are encouraged to register for the Cariboo Chilcotin Emergency Notification System to receive a text, call or email regarding evacuation alerts and orders: member.everbridge.net/index/453003085612292#/signup