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Jul 23, 2021

Swim Advisory lifted for Sandy Beach

Update 3:14 PM

Interior Health has advised the CSRD that the most recent water tests are showing acceptable levels of E. Coli bacteria in the water of Shuswap Lake off Sandy Beach. 

The swimming advisory which was put in place on Friday, July 16, 2021, is lifted effective today, Friday, July 23, 2021.

For the safety of the public, the water at Sandy Beach...

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Jul 23, 2021

Video Update - Three Valley Lake - 14:00

Update 14:00 Hours

 

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Jul 23, 2021

UPDATE: Fire Situation Wrap Up - 19:15 Hours

Here’s a quick wrap on what we know Friday evening on the three main fires in the Shuswap.

Two Mile Fire 

  • Evacuation Alerts and Orders remain the same. Please respect the difference between an order and an alert. An...

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Jul 22, 2021

Evacuation Order - Seymour Arm

08:00 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 Seymour Arm in Electoral Area F. The Evacuation Order is in effect for...

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Jul 22, 2021

UPDATE: Tactical Evacuation in Seymour Arm

Update 03:25 Hours - A tactical evacuation is now completed in Seymour Arm for approximately 39 people on the east side of the community. The CSRD firefighters have gone door-to-door to ensure people in the affected area have been notified. All are safe.

BC Wildfire and the CSRD fire crews are actively engaged in firefighting efforts in the community.

Updates...

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Jul 22, 2021

Expanded Evacuation Order - Seymour Arm at 20:00 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 the danger to life safety caused by a wildfire burning near Seymour Arm in Electoral Area F. This order is being given to the public in advance to give them as much notice of the Order...

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Jul 21, 2021

Update - Two Mile Creek

Updated at 1600 hours:

BC Wildfire has updated the size of the Two Mile Creek fire to 400 hectares.

Updated at 1530 hours:

The Two Mile Creek Fire is estimated to be 130 hectares in size. There are 33 personnel on site today working with ten pieces of heavy equipment to build a guard around the fire. With today's winds, it is predicted...

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Jul 21, 2021

Update - Hunakwa Lake Area Fire

Hunakwa Lake Fire area remains at 1100 hectares but is moving away from the community of Seymour Arm. There are no changes to the area alerts.

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