Heat Wave Coming Soon

Temperatures are expected to rise next week. Feel free to visit the Fire Hall located at 1505 Cook Street from Monday to Wednesday (8:00-5:00PM) for the use of mister sprinklers or to have a cold drink of water. 

Indoor public areas available during the day include: 

  • Creston & District Community Complex
  • Creston Valley Public Library

Here are a few tips on how to keep cool and stay safe:


Be prepared with an Emergency Kit:

  • Water – 2 liters per person per day
  • Food that won’t spoil such as canned or dehydrated food
  • Manual can opener
  • Battery powered flashlight
  • First Aid Kit
  • Extra keys for your car and house
  • Cash
  • Important family documents such as identification, insurance, and bank records
  • A copy of your Emergency Plan

Have an Emergency Plan available:

  • Safe exits from home and neighbourhood
  • Meeting places to reunite with family or roommates
  • Designated person to pick up children should you be unavailable
  • Contact persons close-by and out-of-town
  • Health and insurance information
  • Places for your pet to stay
  • Risks in your region
  • Location of your fire extinguisher, water valve, electrical panel, gas valve and floor drain

Arrange for regular wellness check-ins or in-person visits several times daily for your family, friends, and neighbours.


Protect yourself by:

  • Slowing down and drinking water
  • Watch for signs and symptoms of heat illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke in yourself and others
  • Never leave people (especially children) or pets inside a parked vehicle, even on a moderately hot day