Evacuation Alert: Gang Ranch East to Helena Lake Road, Issued by Cariboo Regional District. July 15, 2017

Due to the threat of wildfire, the Cariboo Regional District has issued an Evacuation Alert for the following area:

The Evacuation Alert is in effect for the following areas:

  • Southeast of Alex Lake from the existing “Big Creek East to Fraser River” Evacuation Order area to the Cariboo Regional District southern boundary;
  • Northeast to the existing “Gustafson North FSR” Evacuation Order area at Helena Lake; North to the existing “Williams Lake Fringe to Fraser River” Evacuation Alert area
  • Including the communities of Gang Ranch, Alkali Lake, Dog Creek, and Canoe Creek; and Enterprise Road, and portions of Dog Creek Road not already under alert.

The evacuation route is: Farwell Canyon Road to Gaspard FSR, South to Gang Ranch Road to Dog Creek, then to Williams Lake.

DO NOT evacuate north through Fletcher Lake and Hanceville.

A map of the affected area 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.