Emergency Information

This page is your source for official emergency information from the RDCK.

Here you will find current notices about emergency declarations, emergency alerts, orders and rescinds, and updates from the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) while the EOC is active. Bookmark this page for future reference: www.rdck.ca/EOCINFO

Evacuation Alerts, Orders and Rescinds

September 22, 2020 - Evacuation Alert removed for remaining 46 properties due to Talbott Creek Wildfire


September 18, 2020 - Talbott Creek Wildfire Evacuation Alert area reduced - 46 properties remain under Evacuation Alert


September 15, 2020 - Further reduction in Evacuation Alert area - 113 properties remain under Evacuation Alert due to the Talbott Creek Wildfire


September 14, 2020 - Evacuation Alert area reduced - 176 homes remain under Evacuation Alert due to the Talbott Creek Wildfire


August 22, 2020RDCK Issues Evacuation Alert for Lebahdo, Little Slocan, Passmore and Vallican




September 21, 2020 - EOC Information Bulletin


September 17, 2020 - EOC Information Bulletin


September 16, 2020 - EOC Information Bulletin


September 15, 2020 - EOC Information Bulletin


September 13, 2020 - EOC Information Bulletin


August 28, 2020 - EOC Information Bulletin


August 19, 2020 - EOC Information Bulletin


Provincial Disaster Financial Assistance has been Authorized for Major Flooding in the RDCK. Click here for more information and how you can apply for assistance.


COVID-19 Updates: All updates about what the RDCK is doing to respond to the coronavirus/COVID-19 situation can be found here. 



For more information on hazards, emergency plans and what to pack in your kit, visit the RDCK Emergency Preparedness website and the PreparedBC website.




Stay in the know

Emergency information is also issued on the RDCK Facebook page and RDCK Twitter account, as well as through local newspapers, news sites and radio stations.

Monitor before something happens:

Stay informed during active events:

  • Right here, on the RDCK Emergency Information page
  • BC Wildfire – for current wildfire activity
  • MOE Spills Info – for spill incident overviews
  • Emergency Info BC – for provincial advisories
  • Local radio stations and newspaper

To report something:

  • Potential floods, landslides, spills or other hazards (24 hr): Provincial reporting line: 1-800-663-3456
  • Wildfire: BC Wildfire reporting line: 1-800-663-5555 or *5555 on a cell
  • Downed power lines or other electrical hazards: FortisBC tel: 1-866-436-7847 or 911
  • A gas leak: FortisBC Emergency Line: 1-800-663-9911 or 911
  • A problem on a highway: Drive BC

Being prepared will help you and your family get through a disaster. Visit the Emergency Preparedness page for helpful tips and resources.

The content on this page was last updated September 22 2020 at 7:58 AM