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High River declares state of emergency

For Release

June 20, 7:15 a.m.

Pubished June 20, 2013: The Town of High River declared a state of emergency at 7:04 a.m. June 20. The Highwood River is rising quickly and is over flowing its banks in areas of Town.

Emergency staff are encouraging residents in the Wallaceville area to leave their homes and campers in George Lane Park are being told to leave.

The Emergency Operations Centre is now open and crews have been called in and sandbagging will be started within the hour.

Updates will be provided as soon as they become available on the town’s website highriver.ca and through the Town’s Facebook and Twitter feeds.

Town Office

309B MacLeod Trail SW
High River, AB   T1V 1Z5
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Phone: 403.652.2110
Fax: 403.652.2396

Bob Snodgrass RecPlex

24hr Info: 403.652.4041
Inquiries: 403.652.4042 

FCSS
Phone: 403.652.8620

Culture Centre

Phone: 403.603.3502

Parent Link Centre

Phone: 403.652.8633

Business & Tourism
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Phone: 403.652.8622
Fax: 403.652.2990 
Visitor Information Centre
Phone: 1.877.603.3101
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Operations
Phone: 403.652.4657
Operations Emergency Numbers
Roads: 403.601.1258
Water & Sewer: 403.652.6353

 

Bylaw Services
Phone: 403.601.8696
Fire Department
Phone: 403.652.3774
RCMP
Phone: 403.652.2357
Emergencies: 403.652.2356
Emergency Management
Phone: 403.652.6960