District of 100 Mile Home beneath evacuation alert on account of wildfires raging within the Cariboo | Globalnews.ca

2021-07-15 01:01:04

Huge wildfires burning in B.C.’s Cariboo area have prompted two separate evacuation orders Wednesday and one evacuation alert, affecting a whole bunch of individuals.

The District of 100 Mile Home has additionally been positioned beneath an evacuation alert. Residents can be given as a lot discover as potential if this must be upgraded to an evacuation order.

Wildfires burning within the space have additionally compelled the closure of Freeway 97 roughly 16 kilometres north of 70 Mile Home.

The Cariboo Regional District has issued one evacuation order, changing the Canim Lake Space #3 alert issued on July 10 and a portion of Canim Lake Space alert issued on July 2.

This new order is for 482 parcels within the Canim Lake S to Mahood Lake Space, overlaying 26,395 hectares.

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Members of the RCMP can be serving to residents go away the realm and the evacuation route is:

Mahood Lake Highway West to Canim Lake South Highway, west to Canim-Hendrix Lake Highway, west to Freeway 97, then south to 100 Mile Home.

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The evacuation order and alert space issued by the Cariboo Regional District on July 14.


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The second order issued by the Cariboo Regional District is for 1,074 properties in Flat Lake to Inexperienced Lake N. This order covers 56,970 hectares.

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This replaces the Flat Lake Growth Space alert issued on July 13.

Members of the RCMP can be serving to residents go away the realm and the evacuation route is:

Freeway 97 North, Little Inexperienced Lake Highway to North Bonaparte Highway to Freeway 24, west to Freeway 97 North to 100 Mile Home, Watch Lake Highway North to Freeway 24 West to Freeway 97 North to 100 Mile Home and proceed on Freeway 97 N to Williams Lake ESS Centre.


The world beneath evacuation order and alert within the Flat Lake space on Wednesday July 14.

The Cariboo Regional District has additionally issued an evacuation alert for 3,086 parcels within the Horse Lake – Sheridan Lake Space. This alert covers 47,905 hectares.

These residents must be prepared to go away at a second’s discover.

There are seven wildfires of be aware burning within the Cariboo area Wednesday.

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The largest fires of concern are those burning round Flat Lake and Canim Lake.

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