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FVRD Declares Local State of Emergency, Evacuation Orders for Camperland

Fraser Valley – “all hands on deck” – Jason Lum, Chair – Fraser Valley Regional District.

As a result of heavy rainfall causing overland flooding and mudslides, the Emergency Operation Centre has been activated an a State of Local Emergency has been issued.

Information will be updated as it is available at www.fvrd.ca/eoc

November 15, 2021 12:30am

Due to heavy rainfall causing overland flooding and mudslides, an Evacuation Order have been issued for the following property in Electoral Area D:

  • 53730 Bridal Falls Road (Camperland RV Resort & Cabins) 

An Evacuation Order has also been issued in Electoral Area E (Chilliwack River Valley) for the following four properties:

  • 48573 Auchenway Road
  • 48513 Auchenway Road
  • 48523 Auchenway Road
  • 48485 Auchenway Road

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO NOW

You must leave the evacuation area immediately.

  • Close all windows and doors.
  • Shut off gas and electrical appliances. Leave your refrigerators and freezers on.
  • Close gates and latch but do not lock.
  • Gather your family; assist a neighbour or someone else who needs help.
  • Take critical items if they are immediately available (medicine, ID, cash/cards, keys).
  • Take pets in kennels or on leashes. (Keep tropical pets in their cages and containers).
  • Do not use more vehicles than you have to.
  • Do not use the telephone unless you need emergency service (text family and friends or post on your social media)
  • Register with Emergency Support Services (ESS) to report that you have safely left the area.
  • Tune in to local radio stations.

IF YOU CANNOT SELF-TRANSPORT AND ALL NEIGHBOURS HAVE LEFT THE AREA IMMEDIATELY CALL:

FVRD Emergency Operations Centre: 604-845-8873 or 911

November 14, 2021 10:00pm

As a result of heavy rainfall causing overland flooding and mudslides, the FVRD has activated its Emergency Operation Centre and a State of Local Emergency has been issued.

If you are in need of emergency evacuation support, please call 604-845-8873.   

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