Emergency Alerts

Emergency Alerts

The joint Evacuation Alert issued by the Cowichan Valley Regional District and the Regional District of Nanaimo for addresses on Takala Road, David Road and Ivey Road has been CANCELLED. BC Wildfire Service has confirmed that the Mt. Hayes wildfire is being held and the imminent risk of danger to life and properties in your area has diminished at this time.

Click here to view the evacuation alert cancellation notice.

An Evacuation Alert may need to be reissued; however, if that is deemed necessary, the Evacuation Alert process will re-commence.

Thank you to all who have contributed to the wildfire efforts and continue to do so including BC Wildfire and their crews, volunteer firefighters, search and rescue, Mainroad Mid-Island Contracting, the RCMP, residents, local businesses and Regional District of Nanaimo and Cowichan Valley Regional District Regional Emergency Operations Centres.

There are no alerts now, please check back later

Know who to contact:

  • Downed power lines – call 911
  • Emergency assistance – call 911
  • Road conditions or to report a concern on Mid-Island Highways or RDN electoral roads - call Mainroad Mid Island Contracting at 1-877-215-6006

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