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Township of Spallumcheen Alert Update for Sunday, August 8, 2021 13:00 hours

Emergency Operation Centre staff for the Township would like to report at this time that the short term forecast has been positive.  Staff continue to be working with the province and emergency services for pre-planning for our community.  We will continue to monitor the fire behaviour and provide updates to our website as needed.  The next scheduled update will be provided at 10:00 hours on Monday, August 9, 2021 .  We thank you for continuing to check back with the...

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Township of Spallumcheen Alert Update for Saturday, August 7, 2021 19:00 hours

The Township of Spallumcheen Emergency Operation continues to be mobile into the evening. The next update is scheduled to occur at 10:00 hours on Sunday, August 8, 2021.

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Township of Spallumcheen Alert Update for Saturday, August 7, 2021 12:00 hours

The Township of Spallumcheen is on coordination calls with EMBC and BC Wildfire.  We have received some potential good news and are assessing next steps to report out to the community.  Please check back in the next hour or two for more information.

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Township of Spallumcheen Alert Update for Saturday, August 7, 2021 10:00 hours

The Township of Spallumcheen Emergency Operation Centre is open and we are working on more up to date information to share as it becomes available.  The BC Wildfire map has been updated and can be found here .  We are still under an alert at this time.  Please ensure that you have your planning in place in the event that the wildfire shows aggressive behaviour.  We will post updates every two-three hours even if there is no change to keep our community apprised.  ...

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Emergency Social Services Support - Armstrong Fairgrounds

The City of Armstrong is managing some Emergency Social Services for wildfire evacuees within the North Okanagan and Columbia Shuswap Regional District's on behalf of the City of Armstrong and Township of Spallumcheen. The services are for self contained RV's, as well as some livestock options. The Media Release issued August 4, 2021 is available here.

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What you need to know in the Event of an Evacuation Alert

Information related to the process for an evacuation alert . What you should know.

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Press Release 4 - Township of Spallumcheen Alert Update for Thursday, August 5, 2021 09:00 hours

Please be advised that the fire evacuation area and fire alert area for the White Rock Lake Fire has expanded. The current alert area is not located in the Township at this time. For more information see the link provided.

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Armstrong Emergency Social Services Host Community - Wildfire Evacuees

Emergency Social Services (ESS) are available at the Fairgrounds located at 3315 Pleasant Valley Road within the City of Armstrong for evacuees. Please ensure you register with the City of Armstrong at 250-546-3023 and you have your ESS number with you to avoid costs.

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Press Release 3 - August 3, 2021 Update on White Rock Lake Fire

The Township of Spallumcheen and The Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Chief continue to monitor the wildfire located west of the Township. More information found here.

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Press Release 1 - Level 1 Emergency Operation Centre Activated - White Rock Lake Wildfire

As the White Rock Lake Fire east of Spallumcheen continues to be a fire of note, Spallumcheen is asking residents to be aware of the fire and prepare for the possibility that an evacuation alert may be issued in the west portion of Spallumcheen.

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