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Mudslides Close Road Between St. Ives and Seymour Arm

Posted On: Jun 23, 2019

Emergency Management BC has advised the Shuswap Emergency Program of two mudslides which have closed the Seymour Arm Main Forest Service Road between St. Ives and Seymour Arm. 

Officials are investigating as of 4:36 PM, Sunday, June 23. Chase RCMP are reporting two slides took place approximately halfway between the two remote areas of the North Shuswap. RCMP also confirm no one was hurt in the slides. 

The Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue (RMCSAR) has been notified in case of the need for an emergency response. The area's Neighbourhood Emergency Program (NEP), which is supported by the Shuswap Emergency Program has also been alerted to help spread the word of the road closure to affected residents.

The CSRD will provide updates on their website with more information as it becomes available.