EOC Update: Eagle Bluff wildfire (K52318) Tuesday, August 1, 2023, 10:45 am

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INFORMATION RELEASE                                                                                                         

Evacuation ORDER boundaries
Residents under Evacuation ORDER are reminded to leave the area to allow crews to conduct operations safely. If you choose to stay, please shelter-in-place to avoid interfering with operations.

Call the RDOS Emergency Operations Centre if you require further information. If you require supports, please visit the ESS Reception Centre in Oliver.

Video update
The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen Emergency Operations Centre (RDOS EOC) is hosting a live video update with BC Wildfire and the Town of Osoyoos on Tuesday, August 1, 2023, at 1:00 pm on the RDOS Youtube Channel.  https://www.youtube.com/@OkanaganSimilkameen

Update to Evacuation ORDERS and ALERTS
Effective Monday, July 31, 2023, at noon, the Evacuation Order is RESCINDED to an Alert for most of Osoyoos and areas within the RDOS south of the Town of Osoyoos. Please monitor official sources for the latest updates.

Welcome Back packages with information on re-entry are being distributed. Please see link below.

Welcome Back residents impacted by Eagle Bluff wildfire

Areas remaining on Evacuation ORDER:

  • The Osoyoos Industrial Park in the Town of Osoyoos
  • All properties south of Highway 3 from the Town of Osoyoos boundaries to Nighthawk Road in Electoral Area “B”
  • Parts of Electoral Areas “A” and “B” including the Kilpoola and Spotted Lake areas south of Highway 3

Evacuation ORDER: 192 properties (parts of Electoral Areas “A”, “B” and the Town of Osoyoos)
Evacuation ALERT: 2,635 properties (parts of Electoral Areas “A”, “B”, “C” and the Town of Osoyoos)

For the latest updates on Evacuation ALERTS and ORDERS, please visit emergency.rdos.bc.ca.

Emergency Support Services (ESS)
The ESS Reception Centre is open until 5:00 pm on Tuesday, August 1, 2023, at the Oliver Community Centre located at 6359 Park Dr. in Oliver. Residents under an Evacuation ORDER who require supports are asked to visit the reception centre. You can also register online at ess.gov.bc.ca or call 

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  

For the latest updates on local highways, visit DriveBC.

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