EOC Update: Aug. 23 11:00 am Christie Mountain wildfire

An EVACUATION ORDER remains in effect for 319 properties in the Heritage Hills area south of Penticton in Electoral Area “D” in the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) due to the Christie Mountain Wildfire.

An EVACUATION ALERT remains in effect for 116 properties in the Upper Carmi area and Skaha Bluffs Provincial Park in Electoral Area "D".

The City of Penticton will hold a short media briefing today at 12:00 pm on the status of the Christie Mountain Wildfire and associated evacuation alert impacting 3669 Penticton properties. Representatives of the RDOS will be available to answer questions from the media. The media briefing will take place at Penticton Fire Hall 1 – 250 Nanaimo Ave.