Elephant Hill Fire - Orders and Alerts

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September 20, 2017
All Evacuation Alerts have been rescinded and all areas now considered All Clear - 9:00 a.m.

September 17, 2017
All Evacuation Orders have been rescinded and are now considered under Alert - 1:00 p.m.

September 15, 2017
Evacuation Order Rescind for the Pressy and Young Lake areas including Boule-Young Lake Road - Effective 2:00 p.m. September 16, 2017
Evacuation Order Rescind for Hihium Lake - Effective 2:00 p.m. September 16, 2017

September 11, 2017
West of Eagan Lake downgrade from Evacation Order to Alert - 7:00 p.m.
Sharpe Lake Area downgrade from Evacuation Order to Alert - 7:00 p.m.
Deadman-Vidette Area downgrade from Evacuation Order to Alert (including an area in Criss Creek) - 7:00 p.m.

Press Release regarding West of Eagan Lake, Sharpe Lake Area and Deadman-Vidette - 7:00 p.m.
Press Release regarding South Green Lake - Order Rescinded Effective September 12, 2017 at 3:00 pm

September 10, 2017
Expansion to Hutchison Lake downgrade from Evacuation Order to Alert - 4:00 p.m.
Hutchison Lake downgraded from Evacuation Order to Alert - 3:00 p.m. 
Evacuation Alerts in 70 Mile House and areas west of the Hwy 97 and 99 junction rescinded, now All Clear - 3:00 p.m.

September 5, 2017
Partial Evacuation Order Rescind for Electoral Areas "E" and "I", including Clinton-Loon Lake FSR, now on Alert - 7:00 p.m.
Evacuation Order - West of Eagan Lake - 10:00 a.m.

August 25, 2017:
Village of Cache Creek Evacuation Alert Rescind - 5:00 p.m.
Village of Clinton including Chasm Mill site Evacuation Alert Rescind - 5:00 p.m.
Partial Evacuation Alert Rescinds for Electoral Area “E” (Bonaparte Plateau) and Electoral Area “I” (Blue Sky Country) - 5:00 p.m.
Partial Evacuation Order Rescind for Electoral Area "I" (Blue Sky Country) - 5:00 p.m..

August 21, 2017:
Partial Evacuation Order Rescind for Electoral Area "E", "I" & "J" Deadman Vidette area - effective August 21, 12:00 p.m.

August 19, 2017:
Evacuation Order Partial Rescind for Electroal Area "E" Loon Lake area - effective August 20, 1:00 p.m.

August 16, 2017:
Evacuation Order Rescinds for Bonaparte and Criss Creek - 4:00 p.m.

August 15, 2017:
Evacuation Order Changed  to Evacuation Alert for Areas North of Cache Creek and Surrounding Clinton (incl Highway 97 and 99 corridors) - 11:30 a.m.
Evacuation Order Changed to Evacuation Alert for Village of Clinton - 11:30 a.m.

August 12, 2017:
Evacuation Order for Bonaparte and Criss Creek Areas - 12:00 p.m.

August 9, 2017:
Evacuation Order Changed to Evacuation Alert for the Highway 97 Corridor Between Chasm and 70 Mile House - 5:45 p.m.

August 4, 2017:
Tranquille Valley & Hat Creek areas Evacuation Alert - 5:00 p.m.
Deadman-Vidette area Evacuation Order - 5:00 p.m.
Area "J" State of Local Emergency - 5:00 p.m.
Electoral Area I (Blue Sky Country) Along Highway 99 Evacuation Order - 9:00 a.m.

August 3, 2017:
Electoral Area I (Blue Sky Country) Along Highway 99 Evacuation Alert - 10:00 a.m.

August 2, 2017:
South West of Clinton Evacuation Order - 3:00 p.m.

August 1, 2017:
South West of Clinton Evacuation Alert - 8:30 p.m.

July 30, 2017
Bonaparte Plateau Area Evacuation Alert - 10:00 p.m.

July 29, 2017
South and East of Green Lake and 70 Mile House on Evacuation Order - 10:00 p.m.
Hwy 97 Corridor near Clinton including Chasm Road and Loon Lake Road Evacuation Order - 8:00 p.m.
Bonaparte Plateau Area on Evacuation Alert - 8:00 p.m.
Expansion to Evacation Order for Village of Clinton (now including Clinton Chasm Mill) - 8:00 p.m.
Evacuation Orders for Village of Clinton and Properties North-East of Clinton - 4:30 p.m.
Further Assessment Done on Loon Lake Properties: - 3:00 p.m.

Information bulletins for Loon Lake residents: Fridge and Freezer Pickup Service and TNRD will Waive Tipping Fees at Transfer Stations

July 28, 2017
Cache Creek North (in Electoral Area "E") Order Rescind to Alert - 12:00 p.m.
Cache Creek North (in Electoral Area "I") Order Rescind to Alert - 12:00 p.m.
Hihium Lake Partial Order Rescind to Alert - 12:00 p.m.
20 Mile Alert - 12:00 p.m. (This is not a new alert; instead, we have combined the downgraded evacuation Orders noted above into one Alert)
Boston Flats Mobile Home Park - Evacuation Order Rescind - 5:00 p.m.

July 27, 2017
Upper Back Valley Road Evacuation Order Rescinded and Downgraded to Alert - 10:30 a.m.
Back Valley Road Area East of Cache Creek Evacuation Order partially Rescinded and Downgraded to Alert - 10:30 a.m.

July 25 & 26, 2017
Northeast of Clinton - Evacuation Order - 10:00 p.m.
Loon Lake Partial Evacuation Order Rescind to Alert (98, 125, 145, 164, 200 Cornell Rd and 164 to 626 Loon Lake Rd.)
West of Ashcroft Evacuation Alert Rescind (Note: Evacuation Order in Boston Flats remains)
Cache Creek Area Partial Evacuation Alert Rescind (Bonaparte Plateau, Blue Sky Country, Copper Desert Country) 
Clinton Corridor Partial Evacuation Alert Rescind (Bonaparte Plateau, Blue Sky Country) 
Green Lake South Partial Evacuation Alert Rescind (Bonaparte Plateau, Blue Sky Country)

July 22, 2017
Loon Lake Maps Showing Areas of Impact: Entrance to Lake, West End, Mid Lake West, Marigold Area, Mid Lake East, East End - July 22, 2017 - 3:00 p.m.

July 20, 2017
All properties west of Highway 97 that were previously on Order, are now on Alert.
Properties immediately bordering the east side of Highway 97 previously on Order, are now on Alert.
Thus, the Highway 97 travel corridor is now open from the southern boundary of the Bonaparte Indian Reserve up to and including the intersection of Highway 97 and Highway 24.
Supporting documents:

July 18, 2017
An area North of Cache Creek has been downgraded to an Alert, with the remaining areas still on Order.  See Map for details - 3:00 p.m.
An area West of Ashcroft has been downgraded to an Alert, with the remaining areas still on Order.  See Map for details - 3:00 p.m.

Village of Cache Creek Evacuation Order Rescinded now under Alert - 3:00 p.m.

July 17, 2017
Loon Lake Properties Being Assessed for Fire Damage - 3:00 p.m.
Village of Cache Creek Residents to Return Home - 2:00 p.m.

July 15, 2017
Area East of Clinton - Evacuation Order - 9:00 p.m.
Green Lake South - Evacuation Alert - 9:00 p.m.
Village of Clinton Chasm Mill Site - 9:00 p.m.

July 14, 2017
Loon Lake Area Evacuation Order - 5:00 p.m.
Village of Clinton - Evacuation Alert - 5:00 p.m.
South of Clinton - Evacuation Alert - 5:00 p.m.

July 10, 2017
Evacuation Alert Extended to Areas "E", "I', "J"  Surrounding Cache Creek - 2:00 p.m.

July 9, 2017:
Area "I" Evacuation Order Area Extended -  7:30 p.m.

July 8, 2017:
North of Scottie Creek/Hihium Lake Evacuation Order - 10:00 p.m.
Loon Lake area Evacuation Alert - Area "E" - 10:00 p.m.
North of Cache Creek - Area "E" -  1:00 p.m.
North of Cache Creek - Area "I" and Map -  1:00 p.m.

July 7, 2017:
Village of Cache Creek Evacuation Order - 4:15 p.m.
Area "I" State of Local Emergency -  4:15 p.m.
Area "I" Evacuation Order - 4:15 p.m.
Village of Cache Creek State of Local Emergency -  4:15 p.m.