EOC Update: Evacuation Alert issued for Eastgate due to Heather Lake wildfire (V11746) September 7, 2022, 10:30 am

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INFORMATION RELEASE                                                                                                         

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen Emergency Operations Centre (RDOS EOC) issued an Evacuation Alert on September 6, 2022, for 180 properties in the community of Eastgate in Electoral Area H (Rural Princeton) due to the Heather Lake wildfire.

Click here to view the Evacuation Alert for Eastgate in Electoral Area H.

Click here to learn what to do when an Evacuation Alert or Order is issued.

Emergency Support Services (ESS) 250-486-1890
If you are on an Evacuation ALERT or ORDER, or if you have been displaced from your home due to an emergency, please self-register for ESS. Evacuee Registration & Assistance (ERA): ess.gov.bc.ca

Important Notes:
If you are in an area under Evacuation Alert, please make arrangements to relocate animals or livestock.
Contact ALERT(Animal Lifeline Emergency Response Team) for assistance: 250-809-7152 

If you are camping or recreating within E.C. Manning Provincial Park or plan to recreate within the park, click here for information about Evacuation Alerts, Orders, and trail closures within the park.

Know before you go
Please maintain situational awareness by monitoring official websites and social media channels. 

For information about the Heather Lake wildfire, visit BCWildfire.ca.
For the latest updates on Evacuation Alerts or Orders, visit emergency.rdos.bc.ca.
Check DriveBC.ca for traveller information.

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, call 9-1-1.

Issued by EOC Director               

See map below

V11746 Alert