August 1 Fire Update

Evacuation order for Gun Lake and Lajoie Lake is now CRITICAL. Evacuate the area immediately



  • If this is not your primary residence, you should return to your primary residence, if you are able to do so.
  • Accommodation in the area is limited. Make arrangements to stay with family and friends, if possible.
  • If emergency accommodations are required, register at: Lillooet District Rec Centre, 930 Main Street, Lillooet, BC Phone: 250-256-8524 (ESS Director) OR Delta Hotel, 4308 Main Street, Whistler, BC
  • If you need transportation assistance from the area, contact the SLRD on-call Duty Manager at: 604-698-9812
  • 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 neighbor or someone needing transportation. Do not use more vehicles than you have to.
  • Take critical items (medicine, purse, wallet, and keys) only if they are immediately available. Take pets in pet kennels or on a leash.

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


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