The Regional District of Fraser-Fort George has issued an Evacuation Alert for about 50 properties along McBride Timber Road South. The area is being impacted by a fire that forced the evacuation of one property on Lamar Road Saturday afternoon.
Officials say the next 24 hour period is critical for the fire’s development. But in the meantime it is advising impacted residents to be prepared to leave immediately.
It suggests residents gather important documents and move valuables to alternate locations, make arrangements for pets and livestock to be moved to a safe location, and prepare a 72-hour personal emergency kit for you and your family which includes any necessary medications.