These Evacuation Alerts are still in effect. See updated wildfire information at: Current Wildfire Information in BC
The Peace River Regional District has issued Evacuation Alerts for areas across the regional district due to wildfire risk.
For updates on specific fire locations and status, review the BC Wildfire Service Wildfires List.
Anyone in the affected areas under Evacuation Alert must be ready to leave on short notice:
- Donnie Creek/Tommy Lakes Evacuation Alert #12
- West Kiskatinaw River Evacuation Alert #3
- Peavine Creek Evacuation Alert #2
Peace River Regional District updates:
Refer to the Evacuation Alert to confirm if it applies to you:
- If you are in the area under Evacuation Alert, be ready to leave on short notice
- Follow directions from your Local Authority or First Nation
- Review your emergency plan and stock your grab-and-go-bag
- Refer to the Evacuation Alert for information specific to your community
- Monitor local information channels on the web, social media, radio and TV
Wildfires move fast, so develop a household plan, put together your grab-and-go bag and connect with your neighbours. Learn about the emergency response plan for your area by contacting your Local Authority or First Nation.
- Wildfire evacuee guidance
- Latest wildfire information and provincial fire bans: BC Wildfire Service
- Latest travel and highway updates: DriveBC
- Find your regional DriveBC Twitter account
- If your job has been impacted by wildfires: call Service Canada at 1 877 631 2657 or apply for Employment Insurance online.
For more information on how to prepare for wildfires, visit PreparedBC.
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. 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Evacuation Rescinded: The threat to life and safety has passed.