Evacuation Order: fringe areas near Williams Lake. Issued by Cariboo Regional District. July 15, 2017

The Cariboo Regional District (CRD) has issued an Evacuation Order for fringe areas around Williams Lake.

The evacuation Order applies to the following areas:

  • All areas east of the Fraser River from the existing evacuation order at Soda Creek to 9.0 km south of the Sheep Creek bridge, including English Road.
  • Directly East to the southern end of Chimney Lake, continuing east to Wright Station Road at the north end of Lac La Hache.
  • All areas west of highway 97 from Wright Station Road to the Williams Lake City limits, north along highway 97, including all fringe areas of the City of Williams Lake including the areas  of Fox Mountain, Pine Valley,  Commodore Crescent, Glendale, Wildwood, Bull Mountain and Deep Creek not already evacuated, to the exiting evacuation order area at Soda Creek.

A searchable map of all Cariboo Regional District Evacuation Orders is available at this link.

Further updates can be found on the Cariboo Regional District Emergency Operations Centre website, Twitter feed or Facebook page.

More information on this wildfire is available on the BCWildfire website, Twitter feed or Facebook page.

Information on roads and highways can be found on DriveBC’s website and Twitter feed.