Date: Monday September 8, 2003
Time: 7 a.m.
PRC RECEPTION CENTRE: 762-5361
PUBLIC INFORMATION LINE: 869-0386
RECOVERY CENTRE OFFICE: 868-2632
EMERGENCY SOCIAL SERVICES (EOC): 868-2605
BC FOREST SERVICE FIRE INFORMATION: 1 888 336-7378
Day Access For All Evacuated Areas
Kelowna, B.C. -
With favourable weather conditions, residents who've been forced from their homes by the forest fire will be allowed temporary access today.
Residents in all areas currently under Evacuation Order will be allowed to temporarily return to their homes from 7 am until 6 pm this evening. It's estimated 4,248 people are affected by the Orders.
Residents must show proof of residency to RCMP members staffing the various road blocks, in order to gain access and return to their homes for the day.
This access also applies for farmers and their workers in evacuated areas of the City and Regional District of Central Okanagan.