News Release No. 91            

Date:   Friday September 12, 2003      

Time:   2:00 p.m.


RECOVERY CENTRE OFFICE:                                868-2632

RECOVERY SOCIAL SERVICES:                                     868-2659




All Evacuation Alerts in place due to the Okanagan Mountain Park fire were rescinded this afternoon, Friday September 12th, by the Office of the B.C. Fire Commissioner.


The fire poses no imminent danger to residential neighbourhoods.


All areas within the City of Kelowna and the Regional District of the Central Okanagan, including the Idabel Lake area in the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary, have been declared “all clear”.


Approximately 18,000 people had been on Evacuation Alert.


Plans are underway to de-activate the Emergency Operations Centre on Monday September 15th.