Where to find power, food and help during Ashcroft wildfire

Where to find power, food and help during Ashcroft wildfire

Community members who remain in safe conditions are helping those needing to evacuate

A support page has been set up for those being evacuated out of Cache Creek and Ashcroft, for those looking to lend a helping hand and other who need one.

Cache Creek residents were evacuated to Kamloops Friday night.

WATCH: Cache Creek residents flee wildfire to Kamloops

Currently the fire remains at 3,900 hectares, as fire crews continue to battle the blaze. A number of structures have been reported to be destroyed.

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Local resident Ken Gilpin s allowing people to charge their phones, as hundreds of residents are without power throughout Ashcroft.

The only cell service in Ashcroft is on the mesa or higher along 97C (for best cell service go past the church). Ken…

Posted by Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal on Saturday, July 8, 2017

Costco is offering free water, and a dinner will be held at 3 p.m. at the Ashcroft Legion.

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