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October 27, 2017 3:54 pm

CRD Lifts Evacuation Alert for Some Areas Near Williams Lake

Saturday, August 19, 2017 @ 10:58 AM

Williams Lake, B.C. – Good news for many areas east of the Fraser River.

This as the Cariboo Regional District, Xatsull-Cmetem First Nations, Williams Lake Indian Band, and Esdilagh First Nation have lifted evacuation alerts in the area. 

“These communities are now open for regular business, vulnerable populations can return to the community and economic activity can fully resume now that the alerts have been lifted,” says the CRD.

Evacuation alerts have been lifted for the following areas:

  • Some CRD areas east of the Fraser River;
  • WLIB areas including: Sugar Cane, Carpenter Mountain 15, Tillion 4, Chimney Creek 5, San Jose 6, Asahal Lake 2 and Five Mie 3’;
  • Xatsull – Cmetem areas including: Soda Creek IR #1, and IR #2 (Deep Creek); and
  • Esdilagh areas including: Alexandria 1, Alexandria 1A, Hay Ranch 2 and Alexandria 12.

See an overview map by clicking here. View a searchable online map for current alerts or order here.



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