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Jul 21, 2021

Update - Three Valley Lake Area Fire

The Three Valley Lake fire is estimated to be 60 ha in size. The evacuation order for the area north of the lake remains in place. The rail line is threatened but Canadian Pacific Rail is responding.

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Jul 21, 2021

Shuswap Emergency Mapping Dashboard

Stay up-to-date with the Shuswap Emergency Mapping Dashboard!

The Shuswap Emergency Program and the CSRD now have a map available with the most up-to-date information to help keep the public informed.

Visit the link below for information about evacuation orders, alerts, and wildfire locations. 

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Jul 21, 2021

Evacuation Alert - Swansea Point - 19:00 Hours

19:00 Hours

An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the Columbia Shuswap Regional District at the Shuswap Emergency Program’s Emergency Operations Centre. A wildfire burning in the area of Two Mile Creek near the Boundary of the District of Sicamous and the CSRD’s Electoral Area E is growing and may pose a danger. Due to the potential danger to life,...

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Jul 20, 2021

New fire - Two Mile Creek

Update: 11:23 AM

There is a tactical evacuation underway of homes nearest to the fire. Assessments are continuing. 

The Sicamous Landfill is being closed until further notice. 

 

Original Post: 11 AM

The Shuswap Emergency Program has been made aware of a new fire south of Two Mile Creek in Electoral Area E.

The...

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Jul 20, 2021

Evacuation Order - Three Valley Lake

12:00 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 Three Valley Lake in Electoral Area E. The Evacuation Order is in effect for the following area:

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Jul 20, 2021

Evacuation Alert - District of Sicamous - Two Mile Creek

An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the Columbia Shuswap Regional District at the Shuswap Emergency Program’s Emergency Operations Centre. A wildfire burning in the area of Two Mile Creek on the boundary of the District of Sicamous and Electoral Area E may pose a danger to people and property. Due to the potential danger to life, health or property, an Evacuation Alert is in effect for the...

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Jul 20, 2021

Evacuation Order - District of Sicamous - Two Mile Creek

July 20, 2021 - 14:15 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 Two Mile Creek near the boundary of the District of Sicamous and...

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Jul 19, 2021

New - Evacuation Alert - Three Valley Lake

14:00 Hours

An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the Columbia Shuswap Regional District at the Shuswap Emergency Program’s Emergency Operations Centre. A wildfire burning near Three Valley Lake in Electoral Area E is growing and may pose a danger to life, health or property. As a precautionary measure, an Evacuation Alert is in effect for the...

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Jul 19, 2021

UPDATE - Seymour Arm Evacuation Alert - July 19

17:15 Hours

The BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) has begun actively working on the Hunakwa Lake Fire and heavy machinery has arrived to construct a fire guard near the community. 

BCWS continues to work with...

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