Central Okanagan, B.C. — An Evacuation Alert has been issued for 198 properties in the upper Glenrosa area of the City of West Kelowna due to the Law Creek wildfire. Approximately 495 residents affected by this new Alert, should be ready to leave their homes on short notice for an extended period of time because of the potential threat from the blaze. The BC Wildfire Service estimates this fire is about eight hectares in size (BC Wildfire websiteopen_in_new).
A detailed map showing all the properties on the Evacuation Alert from the Law Creek wildfire can be found at cordemergency.ca/map.
Wildfire Evacuation Alert Expanded and State of Local Emergency
Central Okanagan, B.C. — A State of Local Emergency has been declared in the District of Peachland and an Evacuation Alert issued for 596 properties south of Princeton Avenue east to Highway 97. The approximately 1,490 residents living within this large area of Peachland should be prepared to leave their homes on short notice for an extended period of time due to the potential threat from wildfires burning south of the municipality.
A detailed map showing all the new properties on the Evacuation Alert can be found at cordemergency.ca/map.