New Evacuation Order: RDKB West Boundary


Regional District of Kootenay Boundary EVACUATION ORDER

Date July 24, 2021 Time 10:30 hrs

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary has been advised of the imminent danger of an interface wildfire to the life and property of persons resident or present in Electoral Area E/ West Boundary. To see the Order in full, click here.

Mt Baldy Ski Resort extending east to include the west side of Fish Lake West Road, Belchrome FSR and Conkle Lake Provincial Park. This includes 126 address points, west. 20-30 year round homes at Mt. Baldy.

Based on this information an order, pursuant to Section 10(1)(h) of the Emergency Program Act, to evacuate these areas has been authorized in the interest of life safety.

Residents are required to leave the affected areas immediately and vacate the area by using local roads. If this is a primary residence, and evacuees are not able to stay with friends or family please check in with emergency support services at the Boundary Expo Recreation Centre at 743 Seventh Avenue, Midway. Red Cross Family Reunification: 1-800-863-6582.

The RCMP, and Search and Rescue, and local fire departments will be expediting this action in these areas on behalf of the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary.