Evacuation Alert #3 – EXPANDED AREA: Battleship Mountain Wildfire (G72150)

The Peace River Regional District at the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) has issued an expanded Evacuation Alert, as a proactive measure to ensure that residents have time to prepare should the situation at the Battleship Mountain wildfire (G72150) change in the coming days.

Because of the potential danger to life and health, the Peace River Regional District has issued an expanded Evacuation Alert for the following areas:

  • All of Twelve Mile Rd, Josef Rd., Dunlevy Rd., Eagle Heights Dr. and Aspen Ridge Dr.;
  • Following the eastern boundary of Butler Ridge Provincial Park to the Northern tip, proceeding east until a point intersection Farrell Creek;
  • South following Farrell Creek to a point 1km North of Highway 29 North, due West to the District of Hudson’s Hope boundary;
  • East of Johnson Creek forestry service road at 40km, North following Dowling Creek to the District of Hudson’s Hope boundary;
  • South along the Hudson’s Hope boundary to a point where it intersects Coalbed Creek, and Southwest to a point of intersection with Pete Lake, continuing Southwest to a point of intersection with Moberly Lake forestry service road;
  • West following Moberly River to a point including Stubley Creek heading in a north-westerly direction to the boundary of Klin-Se-Za Addition Provincial Park;
  • North along the easterly boundary of the Klin-Se-Za Addition Provincial Park, to a point intersecting Dowling Creek and north following Dowling Creek to the Johnson FSR to 40km.













An expanded Evacuation Alert has been issued to prepare you to evacuate your premises or property should it be found necessary. Residents will be given as much advance notice as possible prior to evacuation; however, you may receive limited notice due to changing conditions.


  • Locate all family members and designate a meeting area outside the evacuation area, should an Evacuation Order be called while separated;
  • Pack essential items such as government-issued ID, medications, eyeglasses, valuable papers (e.g. insurance, credit, and mortgage information), immediate care needs for dependents, cell phone & charger and, if time and space permits, keepsakes for quick;
  • Prepare to move disabled persons, children and/or neighbours, if assistance is needed;
  • Prepare to take pets with you including pet care items (leash, carrier, food) and move livestock to a safe area (if possible);
  • Arrange transportation for all your household Fill the gas tanks of personal vehicles. If transportation assistance is needed, call 1-800-670-7773;
  • Arrange accommodation for all members of the residence, if possible;
  • Wait for an Evacuation Order to be issued before evacuating. Monitor prrd.bc.ca and Emergency Info BC for information on evacuation orders and location of Reception Centres and hours of operation;
  • Sign up for North East BC (NEBC) Emergency Alerts to get notified of important emergency information in the Peace region. Download the app by searching ‘Everbridge’ wherever you get your apps, or register online at nebcalerts.com.

Further information will be issued at www.prrd.bc.ca and on the PRRD’s Facebook page at Peace River Regional District “Official Page”.

View the full alert, including map, here: Evacuation ALERT #3 – September 9, 2022-Web

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