Wildfire Update: August 19, 2023 at 12:30 pm

Public Notice

We are continuing to monitor the wildfire situation closely. Residents are strongly encouraged to be prepared in the event of an emergency and to stay safe by preparing an emergency plan and packing a grab-and-go bag (essential supplies and items for 72 hours). Visit www.PreparedBC.ca for more information on creating a plan and what to include in your grab-and-go bags.

Additional safety reminders:

  • Ensure your vehicle has fuel. The tank should always be at least half-full.
  • If you know someone who may not have access to the internet or regular news updates, share emergency preparedness information and resources with them.
  • With limited hotel and camping accommodations available during the high summer season, consider making a plan to stay with family or friends in a safe location in the event of an evacuation.

The public is encouraged to visit the RDNO website at www.rdno.ca, Facebook page, and sign up for the e-newsletter (Emergency Management list) to receive updates. In addition, the RDNO will send information to local media. The RDNO also uses the Alertable app to send alerts and information about significant emergencies in our Electoral Areas.