Emergency Alert: Evacuation Order for Peavine Lake Area due to wildfire. June 08, 2023.

This event is still ACTIVE. For the latest updates visit: Wildfire Information: Peace River Regional District. June 9, 2023.

An Evacuation Order and a BC Emergency Alert has been issued by the Peace River Regional District due to the Peavine Creek wildfire. Impacted residents should evacuate the area immediately.

Alert Message

BC EMERGENCY ALERT issued by the Peace River Regional District due to wildfire.
Leave the area immediately if you are in the following Evacuation Order areas: properties near Peavine Lake, Beaverlodge Lake and Cutbank Lake.
The Peavine Creek wildfire poses a threat to human life.
If you are in the Evacuation Order area, you must leave the area immediately via safest route. Visit www.prrd.bc.ca for more details about the Order area and ESS. If you are unable to evacuate call 9-1-1. The Kelly Lake community remains under an Evacuation Alert only.

Recommended Actions

Refer to the Evacuation Order map to confirm if this Evacuation Order applies to you:

PRRD Evacuation Order Map

If you are in the impacted area:

  1. Stop what you are doing and follow the directions provided
  2. Follow all instructions from local officials
  3. Travel by safest route to Dawson Creek.
    1. Check DriveBC  or @DriveBC for road conditions.
  4. ESS Emergency Reception Centre: Evacuees should register at the Dawson Creek Ovintiv Events Centre: 300 Hwy 2 #1, Dawson Creek, BC V1G 0A4
  5. Do not call 9-1-1 for additional information. Only call 9-1-1 if you are unable to evacuate

This BC Emergency Alert was broadcast to compatible and connected cell phones in and near the impacted area. These messages are geographically targeted, but may also reach residents in surrounding areas. If you are not in the affected area, disregard this Alert.