Emergency Management

In the event of an emergency, we want to ensure that our community is prepared as much as possible.

Below find numbers and resources to be familiar with. We have also prepared a pdf for you to download to keep handy on your computer.


Emergency Director
Aaron Mannella (778) 417-0181

Emergency Coordinator
Brittany Cleminson (705) 257-7574

Law Enforcement Officer
Aaron Hutchinson (250) 302-3848

EOC Community Liaison
Lisa Camille (250)296-3507 ext 103

WLFN Social Development Help Line
You can call this number in times of crisis, seven days a week, from 8am-8pm.

EOC Public Information Officer
Kiera Dolighan (250) 296-3507 ext 122

EOC Safety Officer
Whitney Spearing (604) 317-8097

Williams Lake First Nation Quigli Drive office

Williams Lake First Nation Downtown office
(778) 417-0077


Ambulance / Fire / Police / Search & Rescue

Earthquake / Flooding / Hazardous Spills / Landslides
1 (800) 663-3456 

Forest Fire
1 (800) 663-5555 / *5555

Poachers and Polluters
1 (877) 952-7277

Poison Control
1 (800) 567-8911

Red Cross
1 (250) 564-6566

Three Corners Health Services
1 (250) 398-9814

Cariboo Regional District Emergency Reporting Line
1 (800) 665-1636

Cariboo Regional District Public Information Line
1 (866) 759-4977


  1. Make sure that you have all important papers and your emergency preparedness kit (see below).
  2. If there is no time, evacuate immediately.
  3. If you have time, you can:
    1. Temporarily turn off your household utilities.
    2. Move household chemicals out of harm’s way.
    3. Store away large items from your yard.
    4. Make sure all doors and windows are locked.
    5. Make sure that you have neccesities for your pets (food, leashes, id, vet records)

What can I leave behind?

It is important to remember that there are many items that you do not need during an emergency. These items include:

  • Your entire wardrobe
  • Expensive electronics (including televisions)
  • Cosmetics and other vanity products


Every family in the Williams Lake First Nation should prepare an Emergency Preparedness Kit that is kept in an easy to access location within the house. This kit should include: 

  • First Aid Kit
  • Medications
  • Non-perishable food for 3 days
  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • Wet wipes and plastic bags
  • A face mask 
  • Three gallons of water per person
  • Credit cards / cash
  • Hygiene products (toothpaste, mouthwash etc.)
  • Sleeping bags and/or blankets
  • A change of clothing.
  • Keys to your car and home.

An Emergency Preparedness Kit should also include important papers, such as

  • Passport and/or driver’s licences
  • Health card and medical history including any drug allergies
  • Written Summary of Any Medical Conditions and/or Special Needs

Download EOC Brochure