CRD map.

CRD map.

One property in the Gotchen Lake under evacuation order

Evacuee(s) directed to 726 Alpine Avenue in 100 Mile House

The Cariboo Regional District issued an evacuation order for one property in Gotchen Lake area.

The CRD said in a release that evacuee(s) should take the Gotchen Lake Forest Service Road to Canim-Hendrix Lake Forest Service Road into 100 Mile House to register with Emergency Social Services.

ESS has set up a reception centre at the old police station on 726 Alpine Avenue, in 100 Mile House.

The CRD recommends the following when placed under an evacuation order:

-Leave the area immediately

-Close all windows and doors

-Do not shut off your natural gas

-Close gates (latch) but do not lock

-Gather your family: take a neighbour or someone who needs help

-Take critical items (medicine, purse, wallet, and keys) only if they are immediately available

-Take pets in pet kennels or on leash

-Do not use more vehicles then you have to

-Do not use the telephone unless you need emergency service


beth.audet@100milefreepress.net

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