Cameron River Evacuation Order #1

May 15, 2023 2130hrs

The Peace River Regional District has issued an Evacuation Order for the Cameron River/Halfway area due immediate danger to life safety caused by a wildfire.

The Cameron River Evacuation Order is in effect for Upper Halfway Road from Cameron River to Lexau Ranch.


  • Travel to Chetwynd via Highway 97 to Highway 29N
  • Register for Emergency Support Services (ESS):
    • At the Chetwynd Rec Center, 4552 N Access Rd, Chetwynd, BC
    • If the center is closed when you arrive, call 250-556-4173
    • Note that anyone who needs a hotel room will be diverted to Prince George.
  • If you need transportation assistance from the area, advise the person providing this notice or call 1-800-670-7773
  • Shut off all gas and electrical appliances, other than refrigerators and freezers.
  • Close and lock all windows and
  • Close gates (latch) but do not
  • Gather your family and, if you have room, take a neighbour or someone needing transportation. Do not use more vehicles then you have
  • Take critical items (medicine, purse, wallet, cell and charger and keys) only if they are immediately Take pets in pet kennels or on leash.
  • Do not use the telephone unless you need emergency
  • Please visit and BC Wildfire Services regularly for current information.

Cameron River Evacuation ORDER 5-15-2023

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