EVACUATION ORDER Issued for BIRKEN - Electoral Area C

Nov 30, 2021
Affected Communities: 
Electoral Area C

UPDATED: December 2, 2021: The Evacuation ORDER issued November 30, 2021 has now been rescinded.


EVACUATION ORDER FOR BIRKEN – ELECTORAL AREA C

November 30, 2021 – 2200hrs

Pursuant to Section 12 (1) of the BC Emergency Program Act an Evacuation Order has been issued by the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District due to immediate danger to life safety caused by a landslide hazard at Neff Creek, near Birken.

Members of the Pemberton Detachment – Royal Canadian Mounted Police and other applicable agencies will be expediting this action.

The Evacuation Order is in effect 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:

YOU MUST LEAVE THE AREA IMMEDIATELY

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:

  • Evacuate south on Pemberton Portage Rd toward the Village of Pemberton.
  • For emergency support services including accommodation, call: 1-855-736-2121. Emergency Accommodation for evacuees is available at: Hilton Whistler, 4050 Whistler Way.
  • If you need transportation assistance from the area, call (604) 894-6371.
  • Shut off all gas and electrical appliances, other than refrigerators and freezers.
  • Close all windows and doors.
  • Close gates (latch) but do not lock.
  • Gather your family and, if you have room, take a neighbour or someone needing transportation.  Do not use more vehicles then you have to.
  • Take critical items (medicine, purse, wallet, and keys) only if they are immediately available. Take pets in pet kennels or on leash.
  • Do not use the telephone unless you need emergency service.

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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