EOC Update: RDOS Evacuation Alerts and Orders remain in effect August 15, 2022, 10:00 am

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Evacuation Alerts and Orders issued by the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen Emergency Operations Centre (RDOS EOC) due to the Keremeos Creek wildfire remain in effect as of Monday, August 15, 2022, at 10:00 am.

Apex Mountain Resort, a portion of Green Mountain Road, and several homes at the top of Sheep Creek Road remain on Evacuation Order. Structural protection equipment remains in place at Apex. Residents and visitors are asked to stay out of all areas on Evacuation Order.

An Evacuation Alert remains in effect for selected properties along Highway 3A from Twin Lakes to Olalla, Marron Valley, Farleigh Lake, and portions of Green Mountain Road.

The next EOC information release is scheduled for distribution on August 16, 2022, at 10:00 am.

To confirm whether your property is on Evacuation Alert or Order, please visit the interactive map: emergency.rdos.bc.ca

  • Properties on Evacuation Order in RDOS: 273
  • Properties on Evacuation Alert in RDOS: 399

For updates on road closures and restrictions, please check DriveBC or call 1-800-550-4997.

The City of Penticton Emergency Support Services (ESS) Reception Centre at Princess Margaret Secondary School at 120 Green Ave is open Monday, August 15, 2022.

Reception Centres in Penticton and Keremeos will be closed Tuesday August 16, 2022.

ESS support or information, RDOS ESS: 250-486-1890

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

Click here to register for routine and emergency notifications via email, text, or telephone by Voyent Alert! notifications. You can also find a link 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 9-1-1.

Issued by Director of RDOS EOC.