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More fire evacs in TNRD

UPDATE: 6 p.m.

Another evacuation alert has been issued by the Thompson-Nicola Regional District, due to a wildfire in the Hallamore Lake area.

The fire poses an imminent threat to people and property. The following properties are on alert, and residents should prepare to leave:

Properties within Electoral Area ‘A’:

  • 950, 1192, 1193, 1236, 1249, 1256, 1280, 1360, 1520, 1656, 1684, 1720, 1753, 1756, 1780, 1800, 1832, 1864, 1892, 1916, 1936, 1939, 1950, 1952, 2030, and 2088 Dunn Lake Road
  • 60, 61 Emery Road

Properties within the District of Clearwater:

  • 415, 421, 425, 427, 429, 436, 479, 480, Clearwater Station Road
  • 91, 113, 220, 446, 450, 460 Dunn Lake Road

In the event an evacuation is required, residents should report to the reception centre in Clearwater, at the Clearwater Legion Hall at 257 Glen Rd.


ORIGINAL: 7:15 a.m.

The Thompson-Nicola Regional District has issued an evacuation order for properties in Little Fort threatened by a rapidly moving wildfire in the Thuya Lake area.

The TNRD has ordered everyone in Little Fort, west and south of Lemieux Creek, to evacuate their properties.

If you are in the described area, you must leave immediately and report to the Emergency Social Services reception centre at the Clearwater Legion Hall at 257 Glen Rd., in Clearwater.

If you have large animals/livestock in need of shelter, contact the Kamloops EOC at 1-866-377-7188.

Meanwhile, an evacuation alert is in place for the following properties east of Lemieux Creek in Little Fort:

  • 352, 356, 369, 389, 404, 465, 525, 541, 556, 616, 653 Highway 24
  • 4769, 4715, 4801, 4640 Sandhill Road
  • 9988 Field Road
  • 4579, 4640 Highway 5

Residents should prepare to evacuate and may receive limited notice due to changing conditions.

In the event of an evacuation, those residents should also report to the Clearwater reception centre.



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