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58 properties on evac order

The Okanagan Centre wildfire evacuation order now excludes 11 properties along Tyndall Road.

An evacuation order remains in place for Nighthawk Road, Long Road and Tyndall Road from south of 10810 to the end of the pavement. Jack Seaton Park is still closed.

There are approximately 58 properties still on evacuation order.

No evacuation alerts are in place at this time.

The Okanagan Centre wildfire is now 75 per cent contained and is estimated at 50.3 hectares in size.

Ground crews will continue to put out spot fires as well as conduct danger tree assessments.

When the evacuation order is removed residents will be allowed back home.

RCMP are maintaining road blocks in the evacuated area and are continuing to monitor the area.

Members of the public are asked to stay away from evacuated areas to aid in the emergency response. RCMP have indicated zero tolerance for people accessing closed areas.

Check out the map at www.cordemergency.ca/map and search by address to determine if an area or street is under evacuation order.



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