Emergency Notices

Jul 27, 2016 -   The B.C. Wildfire Service has advised the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) that a small wildfire, approximately 2 hectares in size, is... Read more
Status Updates:
  • July 28, 1:00 p.m. - The fire has now been mapped at 2.8 hectares, and it is 50% contained.
  • July 29, 12:00 p.m. - The fire has not grown and crews are mopping up the remaining hotspots. They expect to move into "patrol" mode shortly, to watch and monitor over the long weekend.
Jul 18, 2016 - BC Hydro has provided the following update on the repairs to resolve the power outage in Gold Bridge, Bralorne, Gun Lake and Tyaughton Lake: "Crews were able to... Read more
Jul 18, 2016 - Looks as though a small landslide took out a transmission line structure (see attached photo – sorry that it’s a bit grainy) and caused power outages in Gold Bridge... Read more
Jun 24, 2016 -   Despite recent rainfall, Category 2 and Category 3 open burning prohibitions remain in place throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre. Current weather... Read more
Status Updates:
  • October 14 - Effective at noon on Saturday, October 15, the current Category 2 and Category 3 open burning prohibitions will be rescinded throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre.
Jun 7, 2016 - The N'Quatqua Band Council and the First Nations' Emergency Services Society of B.C. will be conducting a prescribed burn near D'Arcy (about 27 km northeast of... Read more


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