(includes D’Arcy, Devine, Birken)
Please be aware, Pemberton Fire Rescue and other first responders have extinguished a structural fire which occurred in Cedar Grove Estates, north of Pemberton, in SLRD Area C this afternoon (Tuesday, September 4).
There is no threat to public health or safety, and there are no concerns regarding an associated wildfire risk.
To report a structure fire, call 9-11. To report a wildfire, call 1 800-663-5555.
SLRD convenes community meetings in Birken, Seton Portage/Shalath, Bralorne and Gun Lake to present fire protection options
The SLRD is holding a series of community meetings to engage with property owners in the communities of Birken, Seton Portage/Shalath, Bralorne and Gun Lake about their fire services.
On September 20, 2015 a significant rain event occurred causing several debris flow and flooding events throughout Electoral Areas B, C and D of the SLRD. Below is an update as to the status of the various events:
Lillooet BC / Northern St’át’imc Territory – Officials from the District of Lillooet, P’egp’íg’lha Council (T’ít’q’et) and the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) signed a Protocol Agreement for Communication and Cooperation on Thursday, May 24, 2018. The Protocol Agreement provides a framework to establish stronger relationships between the parties through improved communication and enhanced collaboration.
UPDATE - 09:15pm May 26, 2018
- Despite windy conditions, the significantly cooler and overcast conditions helped fire crews to hold the fire today with minimal growth.
- Evacuation Orders and Alerts are being maintained, no new Orders or Alerts.
UPDATE - 11:45am May 26, 2018
Note from the SLRD: The Information Bulletin below from the Coastal Fire Centre was issued on Thursday, May 17 and impacts all public and private land within SLRD Areas C and D. Residents and property owners living in the Village of Pemberton, Resort Municipality of Whistler or District of Squamish should check with their local fire departments to determine whether the prohibitions apply within municipal boundaries.
Notes from the SLRD:
May 22, 2018 - The River Forecast Centre is maintaining a High Streamflow Advisory for the Lillooet River.
UPDATE: May 3, 2018 - In light of a weather front moving into the area next week, construction work planned for the Nairn Falls pullout has been postponed unti further notice. At this stage, no work will be started until after the May Long weekend.
April 26, 2018
The SLRD received a TUP Application proposing temporary tourist accommodation within an existing single-family residence for a period of three years. The SLRD staff preference is for temporary tourist accommodation uses to be considered through a TUP process prior to a rezoning to allow for the monitoring of impacts.