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October 27, 2017 4:38 pm

Nearly 5,000 Evacuees in Prince George

Thursday, July 13, 2017 @ 7:12 AM

Prince George, B.C. –  As of last  evening,  there  are now   just under 5,000  wildfire evacuees  who have registered in Prince George.

4,948 (3,963 adults and 985 children  have registered at the  Evacuation centre at the College of New Caledonia..

Not all are staying in group lodging.  Latest numbers from the City indicate 428 are in group lodging,   as 470  are in RV parking,   2403 have  found alternate accommodation,  484 are  staying in hotels or other commercial  lodging.

So far,  the City has  distributed  about $373 thousand in  grocery vouchers.

The evacuation alert remains in effect in Wiliams Lake.



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