EOC Update: Keremeos Creek wildfire live video update August 12, 2022, 2:00 pm PT

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An Evacuation Order remains in place for the community of Apex in Electoral Area I. Crews are in the process or removing structural protection equipment. A port of Green Mountain Road remains closed until further notice. 

Please check the RDOS Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) website for the latest updates: emergency.rdos.bc.ca

Information will be distributed as soon as it is available. Thank you for your patience.

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen Emergency Operations Centre (RDOS EOC) is hosted an electronic video update to provide information about the Keremeos Creek wildfire (K50863).

Visit the RDOS YouTube channel to watch the update recorded on Friday, August 12, 2022, at 2:00 pm.

Emergency Support Services (ESS) Reception Centres are closed August 12, 2022. For further information, please visit emergency.rdos.bc.ca or call RDOS ESS at 250-486-1890.

An Evacuation Alert was issued on August 12, 2022 at 11:00 am for 29 properties south of Cawston in Electoral Area “B” due to a wildfire near Richter Mountain.

Apex Mountain Resort remains on Evacuation Order due to the Keremeos Creek wildfire. The Evacuation Order will remain in place until wildfire conditions permit re-entry, and structural protection equipment is removed. Hoses and other structural fire protection equipment are currently blocking some roadways and firefighters are currently working in the community.

A portion of Green Mountain Road in Electoral Area “I” remains on Evacuation Order. Crews are working to protect homes in the area. It is not currently safe for residents or property owners to return at this time.

Properties on Evacuation Order: 273 in Electoral Area “I”       

Properties on Evacuation Alert: 428 in Electoral Areas “B”, “G” and “I”

Disaster Psychosocial Services Program: 1-888-686-3022

The RDOS EOC is hosting an electronic video update to provide information about the Keremeos Creek wildfire (K50863).

When: Friday, August 12, 2022, 2:00 pm PT

Join the meeting by clicking here or visiting https://rdos.webex.com/

Webinar access code: 2481 802 6622

Webinar password: RD@S (7317 from phones)

Join the audio conference only via telephone:

1-833-311-4101 Canada Toll Free

Voyent Alert! notifications

Click here to register for routine and emergency notifications via email, text, or telephone. You can also find a link to Voyent Alert! on the RDOS website: www.rdos.bc.ca

For further information, please call the EOC at 250-490-4225. In the case of an emergency, please call

Issued by Director of RDOS EOC.

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