Chilliwack – JANUARY 8 UPDATE – Crews were able to safely access the landslide area Wednesday morning and clear away debris near the berm. As a result, the State of Local Emergency has been canceled and the FVRD has rescinded the Evacuation Order and Alert for Baker Trails Village. The area is safe to be in and safe for evacuated residents to return home. The FVRD’s EOC web page is your source of the most complete and up-to-date information on this emergency operation.
ORIGINAL STORY JANUARY 7 – The FVRD has responded to the heavy rain with a state of emergency for a number of units at a trailer park.
Due to heavy rains and the potential for debris flow, the FVRD has issued a State of Local Emergency for Baker Trails Villlage at 46511 Chilliwack Lake Road in Electoral Area E. The following units have been placed on Evacuation Order:
Unit 12 – 46511 Chilliwack Lake Road, Chilliwack BC
Unit 13 – 46511 Chilliwack Lake Road, Chilliwack BC
Unit 14 – 46511 Chilliwack Lake Road, Chilliwack BC
Unit 15 – 46511 Chilliwack Lake Road, Chilliwack BC
Unit 16 – 46511 Chilliwack Lake Road, Chilliwack BC
The remaining units in Baker Trails Village have been placed on Evacuation Alert. If an Evacuation Order is issued for the properties currently placed on Evacuation Alert, an Order will be hand-delivered door-to-door to each property.
Emergency lodging is available for the residents of the five properties under Evacuation Order by calling Tarina Colledge at 604-819-5148. Emergency Support Services will be on site at the FVRD Office located at 45950 Cheam Avenue in Chilliwack until 8 pm on Monday, January 6 and between 9 am and 4 pm on Tuesday, January 7.
Further information will be issued as it becomes available. Please monitor this page for the most up-to-date information.