City of Courtenay orders evacuation in flood zone area
The City of Courtenay has been advised of the imminent danger of flooding to the life and property of persons resident or present in the areas adjacent to the Tsolum, Puntledge and Courtenay Rivers.
Based on this information, an order pursuant to the Emergency Program Act to evacuate these areas has been authorized in the interest of life safety at 2:15 pm on December 10, 2014.
Other agencies will be expediting this action in these areas on behalf of the City of Courtenay.
YOU MUST LEAVE THIS AREA IMMEDIATELY AND PROCEED TO HIGHER GROUND AWAY FROM THE RIVER
THE RCMP WILL ENFORCE THIS EVACUATION ORDER