An evacuation order has been issued by the Thompson-Nicola Regional District Emergency Operations Centre for properties in Electoral Areas “E” (Bonaparte Plateau) and “J” (Copper Desert Country), due to the Sparks Lake wildfire, as of 8:14 p.m. Tuesday, July 20.
The order is in effect for seven properties from 5160 to 5450 Bonaparte Lake, 4680 to 5040 Eagan-Bonaparte Lake Forest Service Road and at 5200 Secret Lake. Other properties part of the order can be viewed here.
— TNRD (@TNRD) July 21, 2021
The TNRD is asking those who reside in those areas to leave the properties immediately.
Information for evacuees, including existing evacuation alerts and orders and a list of Emergency Support Services reception centres can be viewed on the Emergency Info BC website.
If you choose, you can self-register using the Evacuee Registration & Assistance Tool or by calling the Emergency Support Services info line at 1-800-585-9559.