BC Fire Emergency Information & Resources

Due to the impact of the fires in our province, the BCLNA wants to ensure our members are supported through this difficult time. We are monitoring the situation closely to provide timely information and updates.

Our thoughts are with all those affected. If you see a wildfire, please report it to 1-800-663-5555 or *5555 on your cell. For the fire information line, please dial 1-888-336-7378.

Resources

On August 19, 2023, Emergency Management BC declared a provincial state of emergency.

The Central Okanagan Emergency Operations website is your primary resource for updates and support, including an Interactive Fire Map, Emergency Support Services, and timely news.

Other organizations are also compiling resources and useful information for those, especially horticultural and agricultural operations, impacted by the fires:

The BC Government has also provided a detailed Wildfires Map to monitor the situation.

More resources will be linked as they become available.

Funding

Funding resources have not yet been announced, but are anticipated soon. We will update this page as they become available.

Evacuation

Navigate travel and evacuation updates.

  • TranBC has active updates on road closures and travel advisories due to wildfire activity
  • DriveBC has an interactive map detailing road closures, incidents, and advisories

Current News

Be informed about current evacuation orders and updates.

Community Support 

Find out how you can support those in need by donating.

How to Prepare for Emergencies

Mental Health Resources

Ball Horticulture

Karen Brown 604-997-2737; James Robertson 604-792-0477; John Van Beveren 250-668-8525; Nancy Boekestyn (905) 658-2167, Anik Hamel 604-866-4672

St. Catharine's

Contact: Nancy Boekestyn
Email Nancy Boekestyn

Phone: (905) 658-2167
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Support BCLNA Members

East Richmond Nurseries Inc. (ERNI)

We offer full plant service conveniently. Come visit our quick stop shopping yard or take a gator and shop our nursery.

Richmond

Contact: Cathrine Parke
Email Cathrine Parke

Phone: (604) 278-0976
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