Emergency Operations Centre Update
November 21, 2021
An Evacuation Order/Alert was issued at 12:45 pm today affecting two properties on Hansom Rd in the Chilliwack River Valley, Electoral Area E. We are currently tracking 33 separate incidents affecting all eight electoral areas. There are currently eight Evacuation Orders and two Evacuation Alerts in effect affecting a total of 401 properties. The State of Local Emergency has been extended to Sunday, November 28.
Please visit fvrd.ca/EOC for the latest updates. If would like to report an incident in an electoral area or need assistance please call our Emergency Operations Centre at 778-704-0400. If there is an immediate threat to persons or property please call 911.
Over the past week, the FVRD Regional Airpark in Hope has transformed into an emergency transportation hub with over 400 flights and 2000 passengers passing through the Airpark in the past week. Normally, the Airpark receives approximately two flights per day this time of year.
We are working to ensure that goods and supplies arriving in Boston Bar are being distributed to community members as needed.
Please avoid non-essential travel to affected areas, drive with caution, watch out for road workers and check DriveBC for the latest updates. Let’s all do our part to conserve fuel where we can so our essential vehicle drivers can continue to help our province. Please avoid travel, work from home, or take public transit.