Emergency work underway to save four homes from flood water near Keremeos

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Riverside Estates Evacuation Order – May 22, 2018

A small number of Keremeos area residents have been told to leave their homes due to flooding.

The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen has ordered four properties evacuated.

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Keremeos Evacuation Order – May 22, 2018

The properties are located just outside of Keremeos along the Similkameen River.  The three residences are within Riverside Estates.

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The other residence is on Highway 3 — also along the Similkameen River.

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Riverside Estates – May 22, 2018

The regional district said the orders are due to immediate danger to life and safety.

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