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Evacuation order for McCarthy Lake area

Pursuant to Section 5.4 of TNRD Local Authority Emergency Program Bylaw No. 2017, an Evacuation Order has been issued by Chair Ranta from the Thompson-Nicola Regional District at the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in Kamloops.

A rapidly moving wildfire currently located in Electoral Area “A” is threatening properties in the McCarthy Lake area.

Because of the potential danger to life and health, the Thompson-Nicola Regional District has ordered everyone to evacuate the following properties immediately:

Electoral Area “A”:

• 2357 to 3141 Auldgirth Rd

• 285 Bradshaw Rd

• 1939 to 3085 Dunn Lake Rd

• 60, 61 Emery Rd

• 2560 to 2790 McCarthy Creek Rd

Electoral Area “O”:

• 9840 Windpass Rd

Additionally, all properties located within the red Evacuation Order area, as shown on the attached map.

If you are in the described area, you must leave immediately and report to the Emergency Social Services (ESS) Reception Centre at Thompson Rivers University (TRU) Old Main Building, 900 McGill Rd in Kamloops, BC. It is also suggested that evacuees turn off the power and propane to their residences. If you have large animals/livestock in need of shelter, please contact the Kamloops EOC at 1-866-377-7188.

Map and evacuation order.

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