As of noon on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, an amended area restriction order for Crown land in the vicinity of the Elephant Hill wildfire came into effect to support ongoing firefighting operations.
Private waterfront landowners on the Okanagan lakes who want to repair docks, boat moorage facilities, retaining walls or eroded land are reminded to contact their local government to find out what kind of authorization is required.
With the recent number of storms, high water and flood events in many areas of the Coast Mountains Natural Resource District, members of the public are reminded to use caution when driving on backcountry and forest service roads.
RESCINDED: Evacuation Alert: Meadow Valley & Darke Creek areas, west of Summerland. Updated by the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen. Sept. 13, 2017September 13, 2017 / Darryl Schmidt / BC, News / No Comments
The Evacuation Alert for all properties in the Meadow Valley area west of Summerland, BC has been lifted. AS the fire is contained but still burning, residents should remain prepared to evacuate if conditions drastically change. Further information can be found in this news release and attached map (PDF). For more information, see the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen website or Facebook page. More information on the current wildfire situation is available on the …