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Evacuation Planning Report

The Village of Keremeos received grant funds from the UBCM  in 2019 to develop an Evacation Route Plan. The plan was completed in July, 2020. View it here.

 

Wildfire and FireSmart Project Reports 

 

The Village of Keremeos' wildfire prevention contractor has now reported out on both the Community Wildfire Prevention Plan and on the Riparian Park area Community Assessment and FireSmart Plan.  The reports can be accessed by following the links below:

 

Community Wildfire Protection Plan for Keremeos

Riparian Park Area FireSmart Plan

Riparian Park Area Community Assessment Report

 

 

Emergency Services Contacts

ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE
2920 Highway 3
EMERGENCY CALLS:  Dial 911
Non-emergency calls : 250-499-5511

KEREMEOS VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT 
Jordy Bosscha, Fire Chief
EMERGENCY CALLS:  Dial 911
Non-Emergency Calls 250-499-2200
Fax  250-499-2219
Website

AMBULANCE
EMERGENCY CALLS:  Dial 911

SEARCH AND RESCUE 
EMERGENCY CALLS:  Dial 911

EMERGENCY SUPPORT SERVICE (ESS) – made up of local volunteers who are trained to help any person who has been evacuated from their home due to fire, flood, hazardous material spill, power outage, etc. For any questions or if you wish to become a volunteer contact Patty Otteson, RDOS Emergency Support Services Coordinator (250) 486-1890 or ess@rdos.bc.ca.

 

USEFUL WEBPAGE LINKS

 

PREPAREDBC EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION
1-800-663-3456

RETURNING HOME AFTER A DISASTER (this guide is for wildfires, but the checklist is relevant for most post-disaster situations)

BC AIR QUALITY

EMERGENCY INFO BC

LOCAL EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS - RDOS 

BC ROAD REPORT

BC WILDFIRE

CAMPFIRE BANS

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA - GET PREPARED

REFERENCE PAMPHLETS