July 17, 2014 9:46 am
Updated: July 17, 2014 12:56 pm

UPDATE: 600+ properties on evacuation alert after fire near Princeton


UPDATE: The Jura fire has grown to 200 hectares, but fire crews worked overnight to place a guard around two-thirds of the perimeter. The goal is to have the fire completely guarded today. The evacuation alert will be re-assessed Thursday afternoon.

NEAR PRINCETON — Another evacuation alert has been issued in the South Okanagan.

The Jura fire is at 35 hectares, and is burning between Summerland and Princeton.

It’s prompted the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen to issue an evacuation alert for homes along the Summerland/Princeton Road, affecting 606 properties.

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The affected properties include:

115 to 131 Augur Road

112 Bankeir Place

105 to 136 Country Lane

120 to 145 Jellico Road

4067 to 4131 Lakesyde Road

150 to 223 Lakeview Road

113 to 117 Lee CK PL

102 to 272 Link Lake Road

4088 to 4116 Meadow Cres

114 to 126 Muskoka Road

131 and 143 Osprey Place

110 to 231 Pinewood Drive,

143 Jellicoe Road, 1556 to 4600 Princeton-Summerland Road

1364 to 1862 Shinish Creek Road

118 to 149 Tee Pee Lakes Place

186 Trout Main FSR Road

You can view the evacuation alert here.

This means people are being asked to prepare, should an evacuation become necessary.

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