Urgent Williams Lake evacuation instructions
2017-07-15 20:05 PDT
An evacuation order for the City of Williams Lake has officially been ordered due to threats to the highways leaving the city.
For people leaving Williams Lake please note that the evacuation route is Highway 97 south to Highway 24. Motorists must turn east on Highway 24 and continue to Highway 5 to Kamloops. Please follow all police directions.
Please be advised that vehicles cannot stop in 100 Mile House.
The RCMP encourages all motorists to drive responsibly.
For those that cannot drive there are muster points throughout Williams Lake they are:
- Glendale School 4100 Mackenzie Avenue North
- Comer Pub Parking Lot 2015 MacKenzie Ave North
- Columneetza High School Parking Lot 1045 Western Avenue
- BC Hydro ParkingArea 835 Second Ave North
- WLSS High School 640 Carson Drive
- Save-On-Foods Parking Lot 730 Oliver Street
- Overlander Hotel Parking Area 1118 Lakeview Crescent
- Tourism Discover Centre 1660 Broadway Avenue South
- Church Parking Lot 26 Woodland Drive
- Golf Course Parking Lot 104 Fairview Drive
- Church Parking Lot 377 Hodgson Road
- Across the Wal-Mart Park 1265 South Lakeside Drive
- Kwaleen Elementary Parking Lot 1727 South Lakeside Drive
BC RCMP Communications
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