Evacuation alert lifted for areas near Williams Lake

By Vanessa Ybarra
August 19, 2017 - 11:53am Updated: August 19, 2017 - 4:00pm

WILLIAMS LAKE —The TNRD says an evacuation alert has been lifted for communities on the east side of the Fraser River (bright yellowon the map)

Properties include:

  • Some CRD areas east of the Fraser River
  • WLIB areas including: Williams Lake 1 (Sugar Cane), Carpenter Mountain 15, Tillion 4, Chimney Creek 5, San Jose 6, Asahal Lake 2 and Five Mile 3;
  • Xatsull – Cmetem areas including: Soda Creek IR #1 and IR #2 (Deep Creek); and
  • Esdilagh areas including:  Alexandria 1, Alexandria 1A, Hay Ranch 2 and Alexandria 12

The TNRD says an evacuation alert or order may need to be re-issued as wildfire activity continues in the area, air quality remains poor and additional areas within the CRD remain on evacuation alert or order.

For a closer look at current evacuation orders and alerts throughout the TNRD visit this link.


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