Evacuation Orders issued for Finlay Creek fire

Properties in Meadow Valley, Darke Creek and North Fish Lake Road areas, west of Summerland, are in the process of being evacuated by first responders due to the Finlay Creek wildfire.

BC Wildfire Service, RCMP, Penticton Search and Rescue and the Summerland Fire Service are on scene as the Evacuation Order straddles both the District of Summerland and RDOS borders.

There are 55 properties affected by the Order – one property at 951 Meadow Valley Rd is in the District of Summerland.

A list of the properties under Evacuation Order and a map are available from the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen

The new properties under Evacuation Alert within the District of Peachland include:

  • 6575 – 7280 Highway 97

  • 4948 – 5079 Elliott Avenue

  • 6421 – 6465 Mack Road

  • 6457 – 6650 Renfrew Road

  • 6470 – 6484 Renfrew Court

  • 4949 – 5061 Princeton Avenue

  • 6487 – 6568 Sherburn Road

  • 6471 – 6485 Stuart Crescent South

  • 6503 – 6551 Ferguson Place

  • 6426 – 6575 Vernon Avenue

  • 6465 – 6590 Bulyea Avenue

Those new properties under Evacuation Alert within the Regional District of Central Okanagan Central Okanagan West Electoral Area include:

  • Brent Road

  • Zipzone – upper Princteon Avenue (5875 Brenda Forest Service Road)

Residents in these areas should be prepared to leave their homes on short notice should fire conditions change.  A detailed map showing the affected properties is available at www.cordemergency.ca.

Last night, residents from approximately 100 properties in the following areas were put on Evacuation Alert:

  • Properties south of Princeton Avenue and south to the District of Peachland boundary, including:

    • 5247 Inga Street

    • 6400-6493 Keyes Avenue

    • 5357-5495 Pierce Street

    • 5420-5443 Pierce Place

    • 5440-5463 McDougland Road

    • 5155-5379 Princeton Avenue (south side of the road only)

  • Properties west of Antlers Beach including:

    • 6705-6711 Highway 97

    • 6691-6789 Thorne Road

    • 303-307 Log Chute Drive

A detailed map is available showing affected properties at www.cordemergency.ca.