Reg. district issues an evacuation notice

The evacuation has been ordered due to the danger of life safety due to the wildfire in the area.

An evacuation notice issued by the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) has been rescinded for the following areas: the Intata Reach at the confluence of the Uchu Reach at the Eastern boarder of the RDBN’s Electoral Area ‘E’ (Francois/Ootsa Lake Rural), to Natalkuz Road in the North, to Kluskus Forest Service Road in the East to the boundary of the RDBN’s Electoral Area ‘E’ and Electoral Area ‘D’ (Fraser Lake Rural) in the South.

A new evacuation notice has been issued by the RDBN for the area from the Southern boarder of the RDBN’s Electoral Area ‘D’ at Red Road to Erhorn Creek, north along Erhorn Creek to the Nechako Reservoir, including all land between the West and East banks of the Nechako Reservoir to Erhorn Creek and for the area from the Eastern boundary of Entiako Park to the Eastern boundary of the RDBN’s Electoral Area ‘E’ and in the South to the Ootsa Forest Service Road along to the Malaput Forest Service Road to Entiako Park.

The evacuation has been ordered due to the danger of life safety due to the wildfire in the area.

Those order to evacuate must leave the area immediately and are recommended to close all windows are doors, shut off all gas and electrical appliances except for refrigerators and freezers and take only critical items, such as medicine, purses and wallets with them.

It is also recommended that pets be brought in kennels or on leashes.

Evacuees need to contact the RDBN at 250-692-3195 or at 250-692-9411 to be registered once they have evacuated the area.