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Posted on: August 22, 2022

Evacuation Alert lifted for Mt. Grice-Hutchinson Fire

A map of the All Clear area for the Mt.Grice-Hutchinson Fire

The Evacuation Alert issued August 17, 2022 by the Columbia Shuswap Regional District through the Shuswap Emergency Program due to the potential danger to life, health and property caused by the threat of a threat of a wildfire near the Mt. Grice-Hutchinson Declivity, southwest of Seymour Arm in Electoral Area F is hereby rescinded effective Monday, August 22, 2022 at 11:30 Hours.

All properties in the Evacuation Alert area are now ALL CLEAR.

The area downgraded to ALL CLEAR status is:

All five boat-in only cabin dwellings in the Mt. Grice-Hutchinson Declivity within Electoral Area F.

Please refer to the map below for details.A map of the All Clear area for the Mt.Grice-Hutchinson Fire

As the fire is under control, but not completely extinguished, residents are advised to continue to regularly monitor the CSRD website, www.csrd.bc.ca, or the Shuswap Emergency Program’s (SEP) webpage at www.shuswapemergency.ca

For direct notifications by text, email, mobile app or landline, sign up for Alertable, the CSRD’s emergency mass notification system, at www.csrd.bc.ca/alertable

You can also follow the Shuswap Emergency Program on Facebook and Twitter, the CSRD's Facebook, Twitter platforms for any changes.

For update on wildfire information, see the BC Wildfire Service at www.bcwildfire.ca 

For updates on road conditions, see DriveBC at www.drivebc.ca 


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