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Doig River wildfire activity leads Evacuation Orders and Alerts in BC’s Peace region

The Peace River Regional District has issued several orders and alerts as it pertains to wildfire activity.

A State of Local Emergency was issued for Electoral Area B due to the imminent threat to people and property – the order will remain in place for 14 days.

An Evacuation Order has also been announced for a section of the Doig River Wildfire, located northeast of Fort St John..

It is now in effect for the following area:

  • Km 5.75 on Doig Road
  • North to Road PDR MC9
  • East for 6.75 Km
  • South to Doig Road
  • West to Km 5.75 on Doig Road

Impacted residents are asked to leave via Milligan Creek Rd South and register at Emergency Support Services at: 9805 – 96 Avenue, Fort St John – North Peace Arena.

In addition, the PRRD enacted a pair of Evacuation Alerts related to the blaze.

The first one is in place for:

  • The intersection of Milligan Creek Road and Doig Road
  • North along Milligan Creek Road for 9.15 km
  • East on PDR MC9 Road for 4.85 km
  • South for 1 km
  • East for .75 km
  • South to Doig Road
  • West to the intersection of Milligan Creek Road and Doig Road

The second one is in place for the following areas:

  • Km 28 of Siphon Creek Road to Km 36 of Siphon Creek Road
  • Northeast to Road PDR Osborn Access and continue East to end of road
  • North for 5 Km
  • West for 16.82 Km
  • South to Km 28 of Siphon Creek Road

 

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