B.C. Wildfires | Current Evacuation Alerts & Orders

Wildfires are continuing to spread and there are more evacuation alerts throughout the Province. Here are some important resources that may be of assistance to you:

CURRENT EVACUATION ALERTS AND ORDERS 

If you are asked to evacuate, it is very important that you register with Emergency Support Services either online at ess.gov.bc.ca, by calling by calling the Emergency Support Services Info Line 1-800-585-9559 or in person at your local Emergency Support Services Reception Centre. This helps Emergency Operations ensure that people are safe and accounted for. Evacuation Orders and/or Alerts have been issued in the following areas. For the most up-to-date information, check with your band office, municipality or local government.

More information regarding evacuation alerts and orders can be found here: https://www.emergencyinfobc.gov.bc.ca/wildfires-2021/

You can also keep track of the areas of concern and evacuation alerts and orders by accessing the EmergencyMapBC here:

https://governmentofbc.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=950b4eec577a4dc5b298a61adab41c06

We know this is a very stressful time for many, please know there is wellness support for evacuees as well. A 24/7 call-in line is available to provide psychosocial and wellness support to evacuees over the phone. This is a free service for those evacuees who might find it helpful to speak with someone.

  • Phone: 1 888 686-3022

Emergency Support Services (ESS) Reception Centers:

100 Mile House

Castlegar

Chilliwack

Kamloops

Kelowna

Lillooet

Merritt

Oliver

  • Phone: 250 486-1890

Penticton

Prince George

Quesnel

  • Phone: 250 992-8200

Salmon Arm

Seabird Island, Agassiz

Williams Lake

  • Phone: 250 267-4861
  • Hours: 9 am to 9 pm

Vernon

For more info on how to find reception centres you may also call the provincial ESS line at 1-800-585-9559.

For donations, consider making a financial donation instead of donating items. You can read more information here: https://www.emergencyinfobc.gov.bc.ca/how-you-can-help-those-affected-by-wildfire. The Canadian Red Cross is facilitating donation, and the government of BC and Canada are currently matching donations to the Canadian Red Cross. Here is the direct link to the donation page: https://donate.redcross.ca/page/85877/donate/1

General Emergency information: https://www.emergencyinfobc.gov.bc.ca/

Stay safe, everyone.