Evacuation Order #3 Rescind: Battleship Mountain wildfire (G72150)

The Evacuation Order (#3), pursuant to Section 12(1) of the BC Emergency Program Act issued on September 8, 2022, to the area(s) listed below, has now been lifted (cancelled/rescinded), effective immediately. This means you are now permitted to return to the area.

There will be a lot of traffic, please re-enter safely and provide space to all emergency and first responders still working in the area.

The RESCIND includes the following areas:

  • Following the eastern boundary of Butler Ridge Provincial Park from the District of Hudson’s Hope Boundary to the Northern tip, proceeding east until a point intersection Farrell Creek;
  • South following Farrell Creek to a point where the Farrell Creek meets the Peace River, due West following the Peace River 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.
  • All of Twelve Mile Rd. from the District of Hudson’s Hope Boundary West, including Josef Rd., Dunlevy Rd., Eagle Heights Dr. and Aspen Ridge Dr.;
  • Including all areas South and East of Butler Ridge Park Boundary
  • North shore of Williston Lake
  • Table Creek south to Dowling Creek (8km west of the WAC Bennett Dam, 40km Johnson FSR)
  • Southwest following Dowling Creek to the intersection of McAllister Creek
  • West to approximately 10km West of Peck Creek
  • North to Williston Lake


  • An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the District of Hudson’s Hope, please visit the website here: https://hudsonshope.ca/
  • For any residents requiring assistance with transportation to return home, please visit the Emergency Social Service Reception Centre at the Fort St John North Peace Arena or contact the Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) at 250-783-9308.
  • Structural defense staff are still in our community. Please drive with care and give them space.

RESCIND Order for Electoral Area B and E – Battleship Mountain

If you have not done so already, residents are urged to sign up for North East BC (NEBC) alerts, a district-wide emergency notification system, by registering online at nebcalerts.com, or by downloading the Everbridge app: https://linktr.ee/PRRDOfficial

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