Evacuation Alert #1: Bearhole Lake Wildfire (G72178)

An evacuation alert has been issued for the Bearhole Lake Wildfire (G72178), for the Community of Kelly Lake, described as:

  • 4 km West of the Alberta border
  • 5 km North of Kelly Lake until 5km South of Kelly Lake



  • 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 departure.
  • 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 members. Fill the gas tanks of personal vehicles.
  • Those with transportation, mobility, health, or other special needs can call 1-800-670-7773 for assistance.
  • 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 BC Wildfire Services for information on evacuation orders and location of Reception Centres and hours of operation.
  • Sign up for the North East BC Emergency and Public Alerts to be notified of any emergencies near you, including Evacuation Alerts & Orders


For more information on wildfires of note, visit the BC Wildfire Website

View the full Evacuation Alert here: Evacuation ALERT #1 September 4

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