EVACUATION ORDER ISSUED
Amendment to Evacuation Order issued August 18, 2018 13:20
Effective September 8, 2018 8:00am
On the recommendation of the Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resources Operations and Rural Development, an Evacuation Order has been issued by the Village of Zeballos due to immediate danger to life safety due to potential debris falls or slides. Members of the RCMP and Zeballos Emergency Program will be expediting this action.
The Evacuation Order is in effect for the following areas:
- All houses North of the Sugarloaf Bridge.
- All houses on the east side of Maquinna Avenue North of Pandora Crescent.
- All houses on Pandora Crescent that are east of Maquinna Avenue
- The following houses on the east side of Ferris Road: 402-B, 404, and 406
WHAT YOU SHOULD DO:
You must leave the area immediately
Follow the travel route provided and register at the Village Office at 157 Maquinna Avenue .
If you need transportation assistance from the area please advise the individual providing this notice or call 250-761-4229 .
Close all windows and doors
Shut off all gas and electrical appliances, other than refrigerators and freezers
Close gates (latch) but do not lock
Gather your family: take a neighbour or someone who needs help
Take critical items (medicine, purse, wallet, and Keys) only if they are immediately available. Take pets in pet kennels or on leash.
Do not use more vehicles then you have to.
Do not use the telephone unless you need emergency service.
YOU MUST LEAVE THE AREA IMMEDIATELY
For more information contact: 250-761-4229
See official Evacuation Order here: Evacuation Order_Debris Fall Risk Sept 8, 2018