EVACUATION ALERT issued for Birken Area - Electoral Area C

Nov 30, 2021
Affected Communities: 
Electoral Area C

EVACUATION ALERT FOR BIRKEN AREA – ELECTORAL AREA C

November 30th, 2021 – 1500hrs

An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD).

Due to the risk of a mass flow event, and at the recommendation of a Professional Geoscientist, the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District has issued an EVACUATION ALERT for the following areas: 

  • 2921 Birken Lane
  • 2929 Birken Lane
  • 2932 Birken Lane
  • 2933 Birken Lane
  • 2927 Stanley Rd
  • 2930 Stanley Rd
  • 2931 Stanley Rd
  • 2934 Stanley Rd
  • 2935 Stanley Rd
  • 2937 Stanley Rd
  • 2938 Stanley Rd
  • 2939 Stanley Rd
  • 2942 Stanley Rd
  • 2945 Stanley Rd
  • 2948 Stanley Rd
  • 2953 Stanley Rd
  • 2958 Stanley Rd
  • 2959 Stanley Rd
  • 2965 Stanley Rd
  • 2968 Stanley Rd
  • 9240 Gimse Rd
  • 9256 Gimse Rd
  • 9255 Pemberton Portage Rd
  • 9257 Pemberton Portage Rd
  • 9259 Pemberton Portage Rd
  • 9261 Pemberton Portage Rd
  • 9262 Pemberton Portage Rd
  • 9264 Pemberton Portage Rd
  • 9266 Pemberton Portage Rd
  • 9270 Pemberton Portage Rd
  • 9274 Pemberton Portage Rd
  • 9278 Pemberton Portage Rd
  • 9282 Pemberton Portage Rd
  • 9290 Pemberton Portage Rd
  • 9294 Pemberton Portage Rd
  • 9356 Pemberton Portage Rd
  • 9362 Pemberton Portage Rd
  • 9366 Pemberton Portage Rd
  • 9370 Pemberton Portage Rd
  • 9383 Pemberton Portage Rd

All other properties as outlined on the map:

An Evacuation Alert has been issued to prepare you to evacuate your premises or property should it be found necessary. Residents will be given as much advance notice as possible prior to evacuation; however you may receive limited notice due to changing conditions.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:

  • Locate all family members and designate a meeting area outside the evacuation area, should an Evacuation Order be called while separated.
  • Pack essential items such as government-issued ID, medications, eyeglasses, valuable papers (e.g. insurance, credit, and mortgage information), immediate care needs for dependents and, if time and space permits, keepsakes for quick departure.
  • Prepare to move disabled persons, children and/or neighbours, if assistance is needed.
  • Prepare to take pets with you and move livestock to a safe area (if possible).
  • Arrange transportation and accommodations for all your household members, if possible.
  • Fill the gas tanks of personal vehicles.  If transportation assistance is needed, call SLRD EOC at (604) 894 6371.
  • Wait for an Evacuation Order to be issued before evacuating.

Further information will be posted in notices at www.slrd.bc.ca and through the SLRD Alert Messaging service. Subscribe to SLRD Alert for free at www.slrd.bc.ca/slrdalert to receive emergency notifications via email, text messages, and voicemail.

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