B.C. wildfire update: Evacuation orders in place as fires draws nearer to properties

VANCOUVER – Evacuation orders have been issued for several properties near the Thomas Creek and White Rock Lake wildfires.

In a brief advisory, the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen listed the "parcels" that must be evacuated immediately in Electoral Area D:

  • District Lot 285S, Similkameen Div of Yale Land District
  • Plan KAP1193, Sublot 3, District Lot 3639, Similkameen Div of Yale Land District, AFB
  • Plan KAP1193, Sublot 4, District Lot 3639, Similkameen Div of Yale Land District, AFB
  • Plan KAP1193, Sublot 6, District Lot 3639, Similkameen Div of Yale Land District
  • Plan KAP1193, Sublot 7, District Lot 3639, Similkameen Div of Yale Land District, AFB - FOREST RESERVE 23-8-60
  • Plan KAP1193, Sublot 16, District Lot 3639, Similkameen Div of Yale Land District
  • Plan KAP1193, Sublot 19, District Lot 3639, Similkameen Div of Yale Land District
  • District Lot 3639, Similkameen Div of Yale Land District, Portion SE OF SUBLOT 19

The Thompson-Nicola Regional District also issued an evacuation order, though it did not include a list of properties. Instead, it posted a link to a map

The order in the TNRD applies to properties in Electoral Area L (Grasslands), near Westwold.

Anyone under evacuation order is told to leave immediately.