Landslide near Ainsworth

 

One home evacuated due to landslide near Ainsworth

 

A slide below 3430 Loon Lake Road south of Ainsworth has forced the evacuation of one residence.

Loon Lake Road has been heavily damaged due to heavy water flow in the vicinity.

Traffic on the highway (31) through Ainsworth does not appear to be impacted, however, flaggers are onsite. Motorists are advised to exercise caution.

No reports of injuries or structural damage have been received.

RDCK emergency management personnel are headed to the site to assess the situation

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:

Andrew Bellerby, EOC Director – 250.551.2641

Anitra Winje, EOC Information Officer – 250.352.8166/250.354.3476

The content on this page was last updated March 23 2017 at 3:48 PM