RESINDED: Evacuation ALERT issued by Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen for properties north of Princeton, BC. August 3, 2020.

The following evacuation alert has been rescinded.


The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has issued an evacuation alert for properties along BC Highway 5A north of Princeton, BC as a result of the Dry Lake Wildfire (K60864).

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has posted updated information and a map to their website.

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Evacuation Rescinded: All is currently safe and you can return home.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.