August 13, 2021 – 5:00 pm
EVACUATION ALERT remains in place for Owens Bay Community, Sonora Island.
Upon recommendation of the BC Wildfire Service, residents south of Hyacinth Lake and Dorr (43 District Lots) will remain on evacuation alert until further notice.
BC Wildfire Service crews and local volunteers have made significant progress on this fire, it is in an unpopulated area with difficult access. BC Wildfire Service personnel will remain on Sonora Island tonight and throughout the weekend in order to continue to respond to this situation. A further update will be provided at the discretion of BC Wildfire Service.
For more information about this alert, please visit www.srd.ca/evacuations.
SRD Protective Services Coordinator
250-830-6702 | email@example.com