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Tweedsmuir Complex Fires force Evacuation Order and Alert

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) has issued an Evacuation Order due to the growing intensity of the Tweedsmuir Complex Fires.

The Evacuation Order is in effect for South of Eutsuk Lake to the Southern boundary of the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako. East of the Cheslaslie Main FSR and South and North of the Nechako Reservoir (known as Jim Smith Point). This revision is for minor mapping adjustments only

Residents are being asked to gather their things and leave immediately. 

Before leaving your home, it is recommended that you:

  • Close all windows and doors
  • Close but do not lock gates
  • Gather your family and if you have time, your neighboring residents as well
  • Shut off all gas and electrical appliances (excluding refrigerators and freezers)
  • Take any items that are immediately available and ready (medicine, keys, wallets, etc.)

Evacuees are asked to register at the Reception Centre located in Burns Lake at the College of New Caledonia.

If you need transportation or any questions answered, it is asked that you contact the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako at 250-692-3195 or Emergency Management BC at 1-800-663-3456.

For additional evacuation tips from the Province of BC, click here.

The Evacuation Alert is in effect for the area
South of Ootsa Lake to North of Eutsuk Lake. West of Jim Smith Point to East of Whitesail Lake.

Further information on the RDBN can be found here.

To track Wildfire activity in BC, click here.

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