RESCINDED: Evacuation Order and Alert for Southwest Tagish Lake. August 21, 2019.



The Evacuation Order and Evacuation Alert for Southwest Tagish Lake due to wildfire have now been rescinded.


Stages of Evacuation

Evacuation Order: You are at risk. Leave the area immediately. You are encouraged to register all family members at the nearest reception centre so emergency responders know you are safe.

Evacuation Alert: Be ready to leave on short notice. This is the time to gather your grab-and-go bags and ensure your vehicle has fuel. If you leave before or during this alert, it’s called a voluntary evacuation.

Evacuation Rescinded: All is currently safe and you can return home. Stay tuned for other possible evacuation alerts or orders.