Shuswap Emergency Program (SEP)

Want to see if your property is included in any Evacuation Order or Alert Areas? 

Visit the link below for mapped information about evacuation orders, alerts, and the locations or wildfire or other emergency incidents. 

Click here for map dashboard

 

Two Mile Post-Wildfire Landslide risk

On December 13, 2021, the District of Sicamous and Shuswap Emergency Program hosted a Community Meeting at the Red Barn Arts Centre to discuss post-wildfire landslide risks in the Two Mile area.

Matthias Jakob, Principal Geoscientist with BGC Engineering, provided a presentation to attendees who participated both in person and online. Along with Jakob, the meeting panelists included Engineering Geologist Hazel Wong, District of Sicamous Fire Chief Brett Ogino and Derek Sutherland with the Shuswap Emergency Program. 

The meeting was hosted online via ZOOM and was recorded for those who were unable to attend. (See video below) The video is also available for public viewing on the District of Sicamous website.

Contact information

For more information, please contact Tom Hansen, Emergency Program Coordinator at 250.833.5910 or by email.

To find out more about the creation of a Neighbourhood Emergency Program, please contact Cathy Semchuk, Emergency Program Facilitator at 250.833.5927 or by email.

The District of Sicamous and Shuswap Emergency Program are committed to communicating effectively with residents as information becomes available. Please let us know the best way to communicate with you by contacting the District Office at 250-836-2477 or emailing info@sicamous.ca

We encourage all residents to sign up for Emergency Notifications through the Alertable program.

Resources for residents

Landslide and Flooding Risks Due to Wildfires
Landslide Information for Home Owners and Home Buyers
Home Emergency Plan
Household Preparedness Guide
Neighbourhood Preparedness Guide

Frequently Asked Questions - This document was created following the December 13, 2021 Community Meeting. It provides information from the meeting and answers some of the common questions. 

 


Current Emergency Activations & Updates

For information from the Summer 2021 fire situation, scroll down.


Stay Informed

In an emergency you want to be in the know.

The best ways to keep track of reliable, up-to-date information on emergencies is to:

  • Check the Columbia Shuswap Regional District website home page (www.csrd.bc.ca) or the Shuswap Emergency Program page (www.shuswapemergency.ca).
  • Sign up for the Alertable notification system
  • Follow the Shuswap Emergency Program on Facebook or Twitter
  • Follow the CSRD on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Follow local media sources
  • Share this information with your family, friends and neighbours. Check in on people who may not be connected to Internet sources.

Emergency Information for Revelstoke and Electoral Area B and the Town of Golden and Electoral Area A is managed by those communities.

Check the City of Revelstoke website or the Town of Golden website for more.

 

Wildfires in the Shuswap - Summer 2021

We have broken down fire information in the Shuswap Emergency Program region by each fire.

We have also created a tab that includes our fire situation updates. These wrap-ups provide a quick summary of the best information on all fires of note. 

White Rock Lake Fire - Falkland/Pinaus Lake
Fire Situation Updates

These wrap-ups provide a quick summary of the best information we have on all fires of note at that time. 

CSRD sends thanks after difficult fire season

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 27 - 11:30 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 26 - 15:30 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 25 - 16:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 24 - 16:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 23 - 16:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 22 - 15:30 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 21 - 14:15 Hours

UPDATE – Fire Situation – August 20 – 17:00 Hours

UPDATE – Fire Situation – August 19 – 15:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 18 - 19:30 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 18 - 13:30 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 17 - 17:00 Hours

UPDATE: Fire Situation - August 17 - 14:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 16 - 17:00 Hours

UPDATE – Fire Situation – August 16, 2021 - 12:30 Hours

Difficult night on fire lines, residents should remain alert

Update - Fire Situation - August 15 - 17:30 Hours

Update - Fire Situation - August 15 - 1500 hours

Update - Fire Situation - August 15 - 1100 hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 14 - 18:15 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 14 - 13:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 13 - 21:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 13 - 15:00 Hours

UPDATE – Fire Situation – August 12 – 19:30 Hours

UPDATE – Fire Situation - August 12 - 1300 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 11 - 12:30 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 10 - 14:30 Hours

Evacuation Alerts and Orders in the CSRD - August 10 - 10:30 Hours

Fire Update - August 9, 1200 hours

Fire Update - August 8,1300 hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 7 - 16:00 Hours

UPDATE- Fire Situation - August 6 - 13:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 5 - 18:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 5 - 12:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 4 - 13:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - August 3 - 13:00 Hours

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

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

UPDATE - Fire situation - August 1 - 1300 Hours

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

Update: Fire Situation July 31 - 1630 hours

Update: Fire Situation - July 30, 1630 hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - July 29 - 17:15 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - July 29 - 11:45 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - July 28 - 17:00 Hours

UPDATE - White Rock Fire - July 28 - 15:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - July 27 - 17:15 Hours

UPDATE - Hunakwa Lake Fire/Seymour Arm July 26 - 15:00 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - July 25 - 10:45 Hours

UPDATE - Fire Situation - July 25 - 18:45 Hours

Video Update - Two Mile Creek/Sicamous - 13:00 Hours

Video Update - Three Valley Lake - 14:00

Video Update - Hunakwa Lake Fire/Seymour Arm- 14:00 Hours

UPDATE: Fire Situation - 19:15 Hours

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Emergency Information - Ways to Stay Informed

 

Re-entering your home after an evacuation.

We understand that you could be anxious to return home after an being on evacuation. 

We suggest that you take some time to look at these resources below to help you through the process of re-entering your home.

 

Recovery Resources

Health Resources

 

In addition, IH has a recent news release that covers some related elements.