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Emergency Preparedness

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BC Helps Farmers Prepare for Extreme Weather

Farmers and ranchers are being supported with a new round of funding to help strengthen their resilience to wildfires, flooding and extreme heat, and mitigate future climate impacts.

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Wildfire Smoke and Your Health

As summer begins, it's important for us all to prepare for wildfire smoke. Wildfires produce thick smoke that can be a big source of poisonous air pollutants. This pollution contains gases and fine specks (not visible to the human eye) that enter our lungs and bloodstream, sometimes leading to serious health issues.   Smoke can carry hundreds or thousands of kilometres from the fire zone. There is no safe level of exposure for most of these pollutants. This means that smoke can damage...

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You're Invited! Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Department Open House

Fire Department Open House

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Be Prepared for Extreme Heat

Prepare Yourself for hot days ahead!

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Stay Up to Date with the Latest Emergency Info with the Alertable App

Stay up to date with the latest emergency info

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People encouraged to prepare for floods, wildfire risks due to anticipated heat

With unseasonably hot weather forecast for most parts of British Columbia this weekend and into next week, people are encouraged to stay informed about potential risks.

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Notice to Residents - Localized Flooding - Sandbag Station

Every spring the Township of Spallumcheen prepares for the possibility of  localized flooding due to spring freshet as a result of rain and snowmelt. The Township’s Public Works crew are actively reviewing different areas in the municipality where there are potential flooding risks to Township infrastructure. Anyone who is concerned that water is threatening a structure on their property due to overflowing ditches should contact the Municipal Office at 250-546-3013. If water is not...

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Interior Health Urges Extreme Caution as Avalanche Danger Remains Elevated

Interior Health is urging people to be prepared and extremely cautious in the backcountry

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Avalanche Risk: Exercise Extreme Caution in Backcountry

The Province is urging people to be prepared and extremely cautious in the backcountry, with continued high and considerable avalanche risk forecast in many areas of B.C Please refer to the provincial media release for full details.

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Gravel Roads Very Icy - Caution Advised

Township of Spallumcheen is encouraging residents travelling on gravel roads to use caution. “We are experiencing extremely slick conditions on our gravel roads from the combination of compacted snow and overnight rain,” advises Manger of Operations Tyler McNeill.

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