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Evacuation order for home near Pemberton

Evacuation order for home

UPDATE: 7:25 p.m.

The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District has updated Castanet saying homes that were previously on the evacuation order have since been taken off and that one address remains in place at 1781 Reid Road.

You can follow the link here to view the map of the area of impact.

At least 10 other properties have had their evacuation orders rescinded.


ORIGINAL:

The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District has issued an evacuation order amendment for the Reid Road area near Pemberton.

The Regional District tells Castanet this evacuation order is due to the immediate danger to life safety that's been caused by a landslide hazard at Jason Creek, near Reid Road Electoral Area C.

According to their Twitter page, for evacuation order is in immediate effect for 1781 Reid Road and all other properties attached to the map, which can be found here.

People need to evacuate immediately by heading east on Reid Road, and then south by way of Pemberton Road towards the village of Pemberton.

The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District says people should shut off all gas and electrical appliances, close all windows and doors, close gates but do not lock, gather your family and others if possible, do not take more vehicles than needed, get your critical items (medicine, wallet, etc), and gather your pets in a kennel or leash.

Castanet will update when more information becomes available.



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