News Release No. 70            

Date:   Wednesday September 3, 2003       

Time:   6:00 p.m.

 

RECOVERY CENTRE OFFICE                                 869-0386  

PUBLIC INFORMATION LINE                                   868-2632  

RECOVERY SOCIAL SERVICES AND HOUSING  868-2605  

 

BC FOREST SERVICE FIRE INFORMATION:      1 888 336-7378

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NEW RECOVERY CENTRE HOURS
 

The Okanagan Fire Recovery Centre at 520 Bernard Avenue is offering extended hours to help those impacted by the Okanagan Mountain Park forest fire. As of Thursday September 4th the Centre will be open between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Monday to Saturday. (The Centre had previously announced hours of operation between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.)

All recovery matters will be handled from this one central location. Three phone lines are installed and staff will be available to answer the queries of affected residents. Any concerns that require further investigation will be registered and referred to the correct resource to ensure an answer is provided in a timely manner.

RBC Royal Bank has generously provided the City of Kelowna with office space for the Recovery Centre adjacent to their former downtown branch.

Services in the Okanagan Fire Recovery Centre will include:
Damage assessment
Agency referral
Demolition permit information
Building permit information
Sewer connection and septic tank permit information