Evacuation alerts have now been lifted to all clear in the east Chilcotin affecting about 307 people.
The Cariboo Regional District, Yunesit’in Government and Tl’esqox First Nation – Toosey Indian Band made the announcement today.
Evacuation alerts have been lifted for the following areas:
- Highway 20 Corridor from Alexis Creek to the Fraser River (Map: http://bit.ly/2xbTleq)
- Meldrum area (Map: http://bit.ly/2eTwGwG)
- South of Highway 20 to Gang Ranch and east to the Fraser River (Map: http://bit.ly/2jbAAT7)
Adjacent areas remain on evacuation order.
“Going from where we were originally dealing with about 37,000 people under alert and orders, and 25,000 people evacuated at one point we’re beginning to see an opportunity to go back to some normality in our lives and the hopes that we’ll be able to make some furthering roads next week ,” says CRD Chair Al Richmond.
There are now just 3 areas under order and 3 areas under alert within the Cariboo Regional District.
View the CRD’s searchable online map to see current alerts and orders: http://arcg.is/2uGik7U