Evacuation Order in Kaslo Remains in Place

Nelson, BC

For Immediate Release

 April 18, 2017

Evacuation Order in Kaslo Remains In Place

The State of Local Emergency and Evacuation Order in Kaslo following a landslide above Zwicky Road remains in place.

No houses have been damaged in the landslide. The evacuation order area remains the same.

Click here for Evacuation Order and affected area map. [PDF - 616 KB]

RDCK Emergency staff and a geotechnical engineer will be conducting a helicopter flight this morning to assess the landslide.

A public meeting will be held this afternoon at the Kaslo Royal Canadian Legion Hall at 1 pm. RDCK Emergency staff, RCMP, and provincial staff will be providing an update to residents on the expected duration of the evacuation order.

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

Residents can contact the EOC Reception for more information at1-866-522-7701 or 250-352-7701, as well as the Provincial Emergency Coordinator Centre at 1-800-663-3456.

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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 18 2017 at 9:26 AM