Urgent Williams Lake evacuation instructions

Williams Lake

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:
 

Released by:

BC RCMP Communications
778-290-2929
 

 

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