Emergency Management

Evacuation Alert RESCINDED for Pemberton Valley - Electoral Area C

Based on consultation with the Pemberton Valley Dyking District, the SLRD has assessed that potential danger to life and health due to flooding has subsided to the degree that the current Evacuation Alerts are no longer required.

Effective February 1st, 2024 at 0930 hrs, the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District has rescinded the Evacuation Alert applying to the following areas:

D’Arcy Wildfire Risk Reduction Project - October to March 2024

An operational fuel treatment involving a thin-from-below approach will be undertaken in various treatment units amounting to a 20.4 hectare area, located south of the community of D’Arcy. This area is recognized as a priority wildfire risk reduction area by the Sea to Sky Natural Resource District. The treatment area is a continuation of work completed in the winter of 2022/2023.

Evacuation ALERT RESCINDED - Electoral Area A

Based on consultation with the British Columbia Wildfire Service, the SLRD has assessed that potential danger to life and health due to the Downton Lake wildfire has subsided to the degree that the current Evacuation Alert is no longer required in all areas.

Effective September 15, 2023 at 1100 hrs, the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District has rescinded the Evacuation Alert applying to the following areas:

Evacuation ORDER - Mission Mountain Rd - Electoral Area B

This Evacuation Order supersedes the original Order issued on August 15th, 2023.

Pursuant to Section 12 (1) of the BC Emergency Program Act an Evacuation Order is currently in place by the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District due to immediate danger to life safety caused by the Casper Creek wildfire burning out of control in the Mission Mountain area.

The Casper Creek Evacuation Order remains in effect for SLRD properties in the following areas of
Electoral Area B:

Evacuation ORDER - Gun Lake - Electoral Area A

This Evacuation Order supersedes the original Order issued on August 31st, 2023.

Pursuant to Section 12 (1) of the BC Emergency Program Act an Evacuation Order is currently in place by the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District due to immediate danger to life safety caused by the Downton Lake fire burning out of control in the Gun Lake Area.

The Downton Lake Evacuation Order remains in effect for SLRD properties in the following areas of Electoral Area A:

Evacuation ALERT - Seton Portage Area - Electoral Area B

The Evacuation Order issued by the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District on August 18th, 2023 in Electoral Area B due to the Casper Creek Wildfire K71535, has been partially downgraded and replaced by an Evacuation Alert for the following areas:

  • All SLRD Properties on the north shore of Seton Lake.
  • Any other SLRD properties located within the boundary noted on the attached map.

The following properties have been on Evacuation Alert since August 15th, 2023. The Evacuation Alert for these properties remains in effect:

Evacuation ALERT RESCINDED - Yalakom Valley - Electoral Area B

CASPER CREEK WILDFIRE K71535

Based on consultation with the British Columbia Wildfire Service, the SLRD has assessed that potential danger to life and health due to the Casper Creek wildfire has subsided to the degree that the current Evacuation Alert is no longer required.

Effective September 8, 2023 at 1600 hrs, the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District has rescinded the Evacuation Alert applying to the following area:    

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