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Aug 2, 2021

EXPANDED Evacuation Alert - Backcountry above Yankee Flats

10:30 Hours

An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) at the Shuswap Emergency Program’s Emergency Operations Centre in conjunction with the Thompson Nicola Regional District (TNRD), the Regional District of North Okanagan’s (RDNO) and the Okanagan Indian Band’s (OIKB) Evacuation Alerts and Orders. A wildfire...

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Aug 2, 2021

Update - Fire Situation - August 2 - 13:45 Hours

Fire update - 13:45 Hours

White Rock Lake Fire 

  • Variable amount of precipitation were seen on the perimeter of the fire on August 1, with more rain in the northern...

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Aug 2, 2021

Evacuation Order - Humamilt Lake - 14:00 Hours

14:00 Hours

Pursuant to the Emergency Program Act, an Evacuation Order has been issued by the Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) at the Shuswap Emergency Program’s Emergency Operations Centre due to an immediate danger to life safety caused by a wildfire burning near Humamilt Lake. The Evacuation Order is in effect for the following area:

The west end of...

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Aug 2, 2021

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 2 - 17:35 Hours

17:35 Hours

White Rock Lake

  • The section of the fire of most concern to the Falkland area is the northeast of the fire perimeter. In that area, crews and...

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Aug 1, 2021

Update - Fire Situation - August 1 - 13:00 Hours

Please note: all current Evacuation Alerts and Orders remain in effect.

Two Mile Fire

  • BCWS is reporting that cooler temperatures are helping the fire...

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Aug 1, 2021

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 1 - 19:20 Hours

19:20 Hours

All current Evacuation ORDERS and ALERTS remain unchanged.

White Rock Lake Fire 

  • Aggressive fire growth has been observed by the...

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Aug 1, 2021

UPDATE – Crazy Creek Gorge FSR Fire – 11:00 Hours

1100 Hours

The fire has grown to approximately, 2,446 hectares, and has reached the water line of Shuswap Lake in some areas.

People in the Evacuation Order area are being asked to respect...

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Jul 31, 2021

Update: Fire Situation - July 31 - 1630 hours

1630 Hours

 Note: due to the thick smoke, BC Wildfire Service is currently unable to get accurate perimeters of the fires.

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Jul 31, 2021

Update: Crazy Creek Gorge FSR Fire - Evacuation ORDER - 2000 Hours

Pursuant to the Emergency Program Act, an Evacuation Order has been issued by the Columbia Shuswap Regional District at the Shuswap Emergency Program’s Emergency Operations Centre due to an immediate danger to life safety caused by a wildfire burning near the Crazy Creek Gorge FSR in the CSRD's Electoral Area E. The Evacuation Order is in effect for the following area:

The communities...

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