Electoral Area B

(includes Pavilion, Texas Creek, Yalakom, Seton Portage)

UPDATE: Notice of bridge maintenance: Duguid Bridge (road closure): November 7-8, 2018

UPDATE: Duguid Bridge maintenance will take place November 7-8 2018.

Road 40 will be closed at Seton Portage Road from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on these dates. During the closure, pedestrian traffic will be accommodated for emergencies.

Location Map:

For more information, contact:

  • Interior Roads at 1-800-842-4122

Travel Advisory: Jones Creek Fire K72810 - near Road 40 - debris on road

A small wildfire burning above Road 40 in the area of Jones Creek in SLRD Electoral Area A saw some growth yesterday. BC Wildfire Service is monitoring the fire and taking action to keep it above the hydro line and away from Road 40. No structures are at risk. There has been some debris roll downslope to Road 40 as a result of fire activity so please exercise extra caution when travelling through this section of road. 

The SLRD will update further as required. 

Fire K72693 Mission Ridge East

Update August 17, 11:00am

Fire crews heavily actioned firefighting efforts on this fire yesterday. This fire has been contained and is no longer active. 


New fire: K72693 Mission Ridge east up Microwave Road

A new lightning strike fire discovered yesterday is currently estimated at .2HA and is receiving full suppression efforts with eight firefighters and one helicopter on site. Mission Mountain Road is open but smoke may be highly visible from the road and we urge extra caution for those travelling through the area. 

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Fraser Canyon - north including Lillooet

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for: Fraser Canyon - north inlcluding Lillooet

Note from SLRD: The following notice was issued by Environment Canada at 4:02 a.m. Thursday, August 2, 2018:

Current details:

Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms beginning early this afternoon. These storms may be capable of producing heavy downpours, large hail and strong wind gusts.

Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

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