There is no Reception Centre currently open at this time. If there are direct questions related to the evacuation order or alert, contact the RDN Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) at 250-390-6538. The EOC continues to support firefighting operations. The Evacuation Alert remains in place and we will update with further information as it becomes available.
Currently, Nanaimo River Road at the South Forks intersection is closed. We will provide updates on road closures and fire conditions as they become available on our website, Facebook and Twitter.
The Coastal Fire Region is currently in a high to extreme rating and all campfires are banned. The hot and dry weather is expected to continue for the next few days, therefore extreme caution is recommended. BC Wildfire relies on the public to help locate wildfires. Report wildfires to *5555 on a cell or 1 800 663-5555 toll-free.
The BC Wildfire Service also provides wildfire updates through their interactive mapping tool.
Air quality information is also provided on the Wildfire Service website.