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**WILDFIRE INFORMATION**

For up to date information on wildfires in the area go to:
www.RDKB.com

The City will continue to post updates as we receive them from the EOC.

RDKB EOC Update Evacuation Alert Cancelled – August 30, 2015

RDKB EOC Update Animals & Livestock – August 27, 2015

RDKB EOC Update Evacuation Alert – August 26, 2015

Grand Forks Evacuation Zones Map – August 26, 2015

Christina Lake Evacuation Zones Map – August 26, 2015

RDKB Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) contact numbers:

250.368.9127 or 888.747.9119

Last Updated on August 30th, 2015 at 10:55am

City News



Important links

http://bcwildfire.ca/index.htm

http://www.bcairquality.ca

For Road Traveller Information System:
http://www.drivebc.ca/#listView

For Rock Creek Fire Information:
http://www.rdkb.com/HotTopics/RockCreekWildfire.aspx

For Kettle Complex, Stickpin Fire Information:
http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4536/


Emergency Preparation

During an emergency, preparation is key. The most immediate help in an emergency will come from you, your family and those directly around you – your neighbours.

To aid in preparation here are a couple of documents:
Household Preparedness Guide

Household Emergency Plan

Homeowner FireSmart Manual


MEDIA RELEASE: CITY OF GRAND FORKS PLANS AND PREPARES IN LIGHT OF THE EVACUATION ALERT

August 28th, 2015 – As residents of parts of Christina Lake and the City of Grand Forks prepare to leave the area in the case of an evacuation order, so too does the Public Works department and School District 51 bus yard.


PUBLIC NOTICE: FOR FREE SHAW WIFI

https://community.shaw.ca/docs/DOC-5555


PUBLIC NOTICE: GRAND FORKS FALL FAIR HAS BEEN CANCELLED

August 27th, 2015 – The Grand Forks Fall Fair has been cancelled due to wildfires in the region.


MEDIA RELEASE: GRAND FORKS FLY IN EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

August 18th, 2015 – The Airport Appreciation Day and Fly-In was supposed to take place on Sunday August 23rd, 2015, but has been cancelled.


PUBLIC NOTICE: Universal Water Meter Installation Program

August 14th, 2015 – The City of Grand Forks is excited to announce that the Universal Water Meter installations are in its final stages.


PUBLIC NOTICE: Fire Bells and Fan Fair event is cancelled & Ladder-A-Thon to be rescheduled

August 14th, 2015 – Some of the Grand Forks fire crew are on mutual aid in Rock Creek and are unavailable at this time to host this event.


GRAND FORKS IS CURRENTLY AT STAGE 2 FOR WATERING RESTRICTIONS

July 22nd, 2015 – A reminder that Stage 2 water restrictions are currently in effect in the City of Grand Forks.