RDOS evacuation alerts

The RDOS EOC has issued an Evacuation Alert due to the threat of the Placer Mtn. wildfire, in the vicinity of Cathedral Lakes Lodge south of Keremeos in Electoral Area “G.

Evacuation Alert has also been issued in the vicinity of Cawston in Electoral Area “B” and adjacent to the Lower Similkameen Indian Band due to the threat of the Snowy Mtn. Protected Area wildfire.  

The Alert is for two properties along Chopaka Road.

The Place Mountain fire currently sits at 1,017 hectares and is listed as a fire of note.

The Snowy Mountain Fire is 1,910 hectares...and is also a fire of note.