Homes near Gustafsen, Neilson lakes evacuated due to Flat Lake wildfire

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The Thompson-Nicola Regional District issued a caller evacuation bid Saturday day arsenic the Flat Lake wildfire continued to pain retired of control.

The order, issued conscionable earlier 4:30 p.m., applies to each properties successful the vicinity of Gustafsen Lake and Neilson Lake, on with immoderate different properties in the country described successful this map.

The Cariboo Regional District had already issued an evacuation bid and evacuation alerts successful narration to the fire, and the District of 100 Mile House has besides issued an evacuation alert.

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On Friday, 100 Mile House Mayor Mitch Campsall said residents were amended prepared than ever for this occurrence season.

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“I’ve been moving the roadblocks and I’ve had discussions with radical and I’m proceeding a batch of antithetic things, but the biggest happening is radical getting their go-bags ready,” helium said.

“They’re getting prepared. They’re amended prepared than they were past time.”

The BC Wildfire Service said Saturday that the occurrence had grown to 14,000 hectares and saw accrued occurrence enactment passim Friday.

Crews conducted aerial ignitions connected Friday to shrink the occurrence perimeter, and person been h2o bombing the occurrence and gathering instrumentality guards.

Structural extortion units person besides been deployed to effort and defender homes.

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