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.