An update on the Evacuation Alert and State of Local Emergency for the Francois/Ootsa Lake Rural and Fraser Lake Rural areas.

The evacuation alert, due to a large wildfire in the area, has been extended to Natalkuz 500 Road in the north, KluskusForest Service Road in the east and to the boundary of Electoral Area’s E and D in the south.

Residents must be prepared to evacuate their property if required.

The Regional District of Bulkley Nechacko will give as much notice as possible if evacuation is necessary however changing conditions may limit how much time you have to move.

Residents must locate all family members, have essential items ready to go, prepare ahead to move any disabled persons, children, pets or livestock and arrange transportation.
If you need transportation please call 1-800-320-3339

For more information contact the Regional District of Bulkley Nechako.