Red Creek/Stoddart Creek Evacuation Order #3

May 17, 2023 [1100] hrs (11:00 a.m.)

Based on recommendations from BC Wildfire, the Peace River Regional District has reduced the Evacuation Order area for the Red Creek and Stoddart Creek wildfires.  As part of this change, the following communities are no longer under an Evacuation Order and are now under an Evacuation Alert:

  • North Pine
  • Pineview,
  • Northern sections of Charlie Lake (north of Highway 29 and 246 Road)

The following communities remain under Red Creek/Stoddart Creek Evacuation Order #3:

  • Rose Prairie
  • Montney, Buick
  • Coffee Creek
  • Prespatou
  • Altona
  • Peejay
  • Osborn
  • Nig Creek
  • Murdale

BC Wildfire Service has recommended the change to boundaries of the Red Creek/Stoddart Evacuation Order as a result of changes in fire activity.


Evacuation Orders are issued on the recommendation of BC Wildfire when there is an immediate threat to life safety. Anyone under the age of 19 is required to evacuate by law.

If you need assistance to evacuate from the area, such as for transportation, mobility, health, or other needs, please advise the person providing this notice or call 1-800-670-7773.


  • If you have already evacuated, please remain where you are.
  • If you have not yet evacuated please travel by safest route to Fort St. John and register for Emergency Support Services (ESS) at the reception centre at North Peace Arena – 9805 96 Ave Fort St. John, BC. If after hours please call 250-794-3310. If local accommodations are unavailable, you will be redirected to the nearest community.
  • Shut off all gas and electrical appliances, other than refrigerators and freezers.
  • If you have time and it is safe to do so, please shut off your gas supply at the meter. To do this, take a wrench, and turn the valve 90 degrees to the off position.
  • Close and lock all windows and doors.
  • Close gates (latch) but do not lock them.
  • Gather your family and, if you have room, take a neighbour or someone needing transportation. Do not use more vehicles than needed.
  • Take critical items (identification, credit cards, medicine, cell, phone and charger, and keys) only if they are immediately available.
  • Take pets in pet kennels or on leash.

Map of Evacuation Area

Red Creek/Stoddart Creek Evacuation Order #3 Map PDF

Online Map Tool

To search for your address to see if your property is under an Evacuation Order or an Evacuation Alert, you can use the Map Tool and enter your address in the search bar at the top.

Please visit for updates on Evacuation Orders and Alerts, and visit for updates on the wildfire status and firefighting response.

Additional information about the Evacuation Order will be posted at 

BC Wildfire is responsible for the wildfire firefighting response. For updates and additional information visit

Red Creek/Stoddart Creek Evacuation Order #3

For more information: 

Additional information about Evacuation Alerts and Orders will be posted at 

PRRD Emergency Information Line: 250-219-5210

Emergency Information Email:

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