Evacuation ordered for Mill Creek and Upper Nicola region

By Vanessa Ybarra
May 6, 2017 - 3:38pm

MERRITT, B.C. — An evacuation alert has been issued for the area of Mill Creek and Upper Nicola due to intense flooding.

The Thompson-Nicola Regional District says the flooding poses an imminent threat to people and their properties.

The evacuation was ordered just before 3 p.m. Saturday.

The properties affected are:

  • 3855, 3889, and 4015 Mill Creek Road
  • Lot A, Plan 27211, DL 1920 on the southeast side of Mill Creek Road
  • 3848 Grimshire Road
  • 4460, 4465 and 4477 Kamloops Merritt Highway 5A

Evacuees must register with the the Emergency Social Services at the designated reception center.

For further information contact the Thompson-Nicola Regional District Emergency Operations Centre at 1-866-377-718T

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