Chilliwack – The City of Chilliwack has declared a State of Local Emergency as of 12:30 pm on Monday, November 15 due to risks associated with flooding. An evacuation order has been issued for several properties in the areas of the 47000 block of Yale Road and the 47000 block of Chartwell Drive in response to the risk associated with flooding.
The evacuation order is in effect for the following areas:
- 47527 Yale Road
- 47511 Yale Road
- 47505 Yale Road
- 47517 Yale Road
- 47535 Chartwell Drive
- 47539 Chartwell Drive
- 47543 Chartwell Drive
Affected residents have been notified by officials and should leave the area immediately. Residents under evacuation order have been advised to take critical items such as medicine, ID, wallet and keys if they are immediately available, and shut off gas and electrical appliances other than refrigerators and freezers. Evacuated residents have been provided with a phone number to call if they need assistance.
Evacuees should register at the Chilliwack Emergency Support Services reception centre at 46363 Yale Road. Residents can find directions to the centre from their location here.
Updates will be posted online at chilliwack.com/FloodWatch as information becomes available.