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The following homes are under evacuation order, effective immediately

The Mount Christie wildfire is resulting in an evacuation of Heritage Hills south of Penticton this afternoon, Aug. 18, 2020.
August 18, 2020 - 5:45 PM

An evacuation order has been issued for Heritage Hills properties as a wildfire continues to burn near the area today.

The regional district issued the order this afternoon, Aug.18, but there are reports the website is not always accessible.

The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen has been dealing with network issues since last week, which has caused issues with internet and email connections to the organization.

The latest evacuation order is as exactly as issued by the regional district:

INFORMATION RELEASE
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 4:30 pm
EOC Update: Evacuation ORDER issued for Heritage Hills in Electoral Area “D”
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An Evacuation ORDER has been issued by the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen Emergency Operations Centre (RDOS EOC). The RDOS EOC has placed 319 properties under Evacuation ORDER due to a wildfire at Heritage Hills and near McLean Creek Road in Electoral Area “D”.
An Evacuation ORDER has been issued to prepare residents to evacuate their premises or property immediately.
The RDOS EOC is working with BC Wildfire to assess the situation.
Please see the information listed below in this information release.
A full list of properties and map are included in this document.

108 APPLE RD
112 APPLE RD
121 APPLE RD
124 APPLE CRT
130 APPLE CRT
135 APPLE RD
136 APPLE CRT
141 APPLE RD
147 APPLE RD
153 APPLE RD
159 APPLE RD
162 APPLE RD
164 APPLE RD
165 APPLE RD
122 ARTHUR PL
125 ARTHUR PL
126 ARTHUR PL
EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTRE (EOC)
151 CHADWELL PL
156 CHADWELL PL
161 CHADWELL PL
162 CHADWELL PL
173 CHADWELL PL
175 CHADWELL PL
176 CHADWELL PL
101 CHARDONNAY CRT
107 CHARDONNAY CRT
108 CHARDONNAY CRT
111 CHARDONNAY CRT
117 CHARDONNAY CRT
118 CHARDONNAY CRT
110 CHRISTIE MTN LN
113 CHRISTIE MTN LN
119 CHRISTIE MTN LN
121 CHRISTIE MTN LN
123 CHRISTIE MTN LN
125 CHRISTIE MTN LN
127 CHRISTIE MTN LN
128 CHRISTIE MTN LN
129 CHRISTIE MTN LN
130 CHRISTIE MTN LN
131 CHRISTIE MTN LN
132 CHRISTIE MTN LN
133 CHRISTIE MTN LN
134 CHRISTIE MTN LN
135 CHRISTIE MTN LN
136 CHRISTIE MTN LN
137 CHRISTIE MTN LN
138 CHRISTIE MTN LN
139 CHRISTIE MTN LN
140 CHRISTIE MTN LN
141 CHRISTIE MTN LN
143 CHRISTIE MTN LN
145 CHRISTIE MTN LN
147 CHRISTIE MTN LN
149 CHRISTIE MTN LN
151 CHRISTIE MTN LN
308 HERITAGE BLVD
312 HERITAGE BLVD
316 HERITAGE BLVD
320 HERITAGE BLVD
324 HERITAGE BLVD
328 HERITAGE BLVD
330 HERITAGE BLVD
331 HERITAGE BLVD
332 HERITAGE BLVD
110 HIGHLAND DR
126 HIGHLAND DR
130 HIGHLAND DR
137 HIGHLAND DR
160 HIGHLAND DR
161 HIGHLAND DR
165 HIGHLAND DR
167 HIGHLAND DR
171 HIGHLAND DR
109 LOMBARDY HGHTS
111 LOMBARDY HGHTS
113 LOMBARDY HGHTS
115 LOMBARDY HGHTS
119 LOMBARDY HGHTS
312 MATHESON
385 MATHESON RD
403 MATHESON RD
425 MATHESON RD
426 MATHESON RD
429 MATHESON RD
433 MATHESON RD
434 MATHESON RD
436 MATHESON RD
437 MATHESON RD
441 MATHESON RD
443 MATHESON RD
445 MATHESON RD
449 MATHESON RD


Residents under an Evacuation Alert can now register with Emergency Support Services:  This site increases the speed of ESS services for potential evacuees.
Please visit the RDOS EOC website for resource links and information updates: https://emergency.rdos.bc.ca/resources/
Interactive Map of RDOS Evacuation Orders and Alerts: https://emergency.rdos.bc.ca/interactive-map/

CivicReady® Mass Notification System – sign up for routine and emergency notifications: https://emergency.rdos.bc.ca/civic-ready/
When under order please register at ess.gov.bc.ca
Click on self-register now on website.
What you should do:

  • You must leave the area immediately.
  • Follow the directions of emergency responders and travel the designated or safest route available.
  • Register as an evacuee at 199 Ellis Street, Penticton, BC.
  • If you need transportation assistance from the evacuation area, contact the RDOS EOC.
  • If you identify as having extraordinary needs, contact the RDOS EOC for assistance.
  • Shut off all gas and electrical appliances, other than refrigerators and freezers.
  • Close all windows and doors
  • Please store your Fire Arms in accordance with Section 118 of the Fire Arms Act.
  • 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 then you have to.
  • Take critical items only if they are immediately available:
  • Government issued ID
  • Medications
  • Eyeglasses
  • Valuable papers (e.g. insurance, credit, and mortgage information)
  • Immediate care needs for dependents

Take pets in pet kennels or on a leash.
Pet owners and hobby farmers with concerns for their animals:

Farmers who require assistance call the RDOS EOC.

Do not use the telephone unless you need emergency service.

YOU MUST LEAVE THE AREA IMMEDIATELY

More than 300 residences in Heritage Hills are under evacuation order this afternoon.
More than 300 residences in Heritage Hills are under evacuation order this afternoon.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/ RDOS

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