Evacuation Order in Kaslo Following Landslide

Nelson, BC

For Immediate Release

April 17, 2017

Evacuation Order in Kaslo Following Landslide

The Regional District of Central Kootenay has declared a State of Local Emergency and an Evacuation Order in Kaslo following a landslide above Zwicky Road.

The evacuation order has been issued for the following areas:

  • Zwicky road area from 1531 to Victoria Avenue
  • All of Charles St
  • All of Sherman St
  • West side of Craft St
  • West side of Jardine St
  • 1100 and 1200 blocks of ‘C’ Avenue
  • 1200 block of ‘B’ Avenue
  • West side of Allen St

CLICK HERE FOR THE EVACUATION ORDER AND MAP. [PDF - 616 KB]

Residents are required to leave the affected area immediately and report to the reception centre at the Kaslo Royal Canadian Legion Hall, located at 403 5th Street in Kaslo.

For information on how to prepare for an evacuation, please visit: http://www.rdck.ca/EN/main/services/emergency-management/emergency-preparedness.html

There will be a public meeting at the Kaslo Royal Canadian Legion Hall at 1pm, Tuesday April 18th.

The RDCK will keep the public updated as more information becomes available.

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For further information, please visit:

Emergency Management info:http://www.rdck.ca/EN/main/services/emergency-management.html

RDCK Facebook page athttps://www.facebook.com/rdcentralkootenay/

Contact:

EOC Information Officer

250-505-3853

The content on this page was last updated April 17 2017 at 11:39 PM