Red Creek Expanded Evacuation Alert Media Release

Evacuation Alert Area Expanded for Red Creek Wildfire

The Peace River Regional District (PRRD) has issued an expanded Evacuation Alert for the Red Creek wildfire in response to recommendations from BC Wildfire. Red Creek Evacuation Alert 2 includes all of the existing properties under an Alert, as well as an additional 451 civic addresses in the following areas:

  • Extending North to the intersection of Highway 97N and the Beatton Airport Road to the intersection of Rose Prairie Road and Prespatou Road
  • Extending East to Prespatou Road, 256 Road, 281 Road, and the West shore Charlie Lake
  • Extending South to Highway 29N, from the intersection of Highway 97N to Bear Flats.

The following properties remain under an Evacuation Alert:

  • From the intersection of Highway 97N and Beatton Airport Road, heading north along Highway 97N to the 258 Road.
  • Heading west beyond North Cache Creek,
  • Heading northeast to Fox Creek
  • Due west to the Prespatou Roa
  • Follow the Prespatou Road south to the 256 road
  • Following the 256 road west to the 281 Road
  • Following the 281 road south to the 254 Road
  • Following the 254 Road to Highway 97N
  • As well as the area 5.5km west of Highway 97N and 4km north of Lyndon Subdivision

To view the Red Creek Evacuation Alert 2 visit

The current Evacuation Orders for Red Creek remain in place.

As part of notifying residents on the affected properties, the PRRD issued the Alert on its website, sent a notification via the North East BC Emergency Alert system, and posted information Facebook and Twitter. There is also an Evacuation Alert Checklist posted on the website to help residents prepare for a possible evacuation.


Media Contact:
EOC Information Officer
Ph: 250 784-3200

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