Johnsons Landing residents on evac alert

A reception centre has been established at the Argenta Community Hall for Johnsons Landing residents on evacuation alert. Emergency Social Services personnel will be onsite to provide food, water and support for those residents who have left their homes.

Johnsons Landing residents are on evacuation alert after the RDCK received a report that Gar Creek is running muddy and materials on the slope appear to be shifting.

The RDCK is taking this precaution to ensure residents’ safety.

RDCK emergency management personnel and Ministry staff are currently assessing the situation.

Flaggers are being sent to the area to direct traffic.

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

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:

Anitra Winje, EOC Information Officer – 250.354.3476 or 250.352.8189

The content on this page was last updated March 27 2017 at 11:05 AM