Emergency Updates

Use this page as a central resource for information involving active emergencies taking place throughout Penticton.

Emergency Updates

Prepare for an Emergency

Visit the Fire Department’s Emergency Preparedness page for information about steps to take to prepare for any emergency. It also provides details about what to do during an emergency or an evacuation order. Also review Canada’s Emergency Preparedness Guide.

For more information about the wildland/fire danger rating, check out the BC Fire Danger webpage. Also visit Fire Smart Canada for tips on how to stay fire smart during the wildfire season.

During an Emergency

In the case of an emergency, the City of Penticton’s response will be managed by the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC). This central command and control facility is responsible for carrying out the principles of emergency preparedness and emergency management, or disaster management functions.

After an Emergency

Here are things to consider when an emergency ends. Read the full Disaster Recovery Guide online.