Prince George Welcoming More Evacuees
Prince George, B.C. – Evacuees displaced by wildfires in the Cariboo continue to arrive in Prince George.
As of last night, the City of Prince George says the total number of evacuees who have registered at the Emergency Reception Centre at CNC was 3,285 (2,561 adults and 724 children).
The City says the evacuees are staying at the following locations:
- 244 in group lodging
- 207 in RV parking
- 1,477 have found alternative accommodation
- 308 have found commercial lodging
To date, the City has distributed $222,000 in grocery vouchers.
There’s also been a massive outpouring of support for evacuees from local organizations and businesses in town to provide free services and special deals.
That list will be distributed to evacuees later today at CNC and at the Northern Sport Centre and includes:
- Both the Four Seasons Leisure Pool and the PG Aquatic Centre are free.
- There are also specials or free entry at the Railway and Forestry Museum, Two Rivers Gallery, Exploration Place, Playgrounds Café, Seniors Centre, Good Life Fitness and the YMCA.