Saturday, July 10, 2021
An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the Columbia Shuswap Regional District at the Emergency Operations Centre. The Bews Creek Fire in a remote section of Electoral Area E is threatening a cat-skiing lodge and operation on Queest Mountain. Due to the potential danger to life and health, the Columbia Shuswap Regional District has issued an Evacuation Alert for the following area:
A one-kilometre radius around the K3 Cat Skiing Lodge located at the end of the East Gorge Forest Service Road on Queest Mountain.
Those affected by this alert have been notified by the Shuswap Emergency Program and there is no current threat to any individuals. The situation continues to be monitored and the evacuation alert will remain in place until further notice. View the July 10 2021 Evacuation Alert East Gorge Forest Service Road (PDF).