Likely debris flow impacts one home

The Cariboo Regional District has just learned of a debris flow near Likely on the Keithley Road at Cariboo Lake.

  • Jul. 16, 2015 9:00 a.m.

The Cariboo Regional District has just learned of a debris flow near Likely on the Keithley Creek Road at Cariboo Lake. The flow is approximately six to 10 feet deep and 100 metres in length.

One house has been impacted by the flow and it has been confirmed that the residents have got out of the house and were reported as being in a boat on Cariboo Lake.

The area is still unsafe as the debris flow is still occurring. The Ministry of Transportation geotech should be on site early this evening to assess the situation.

Residents are reminded to register for the Cariboo Chilcotin Emergency Notification system by visiting the CRD website at www.cariboord.ca or calling the office at 250-392-3351 or toll free at 1-800-665-1636. Unfortunately, the residents within the impacted area did not register for this system; therefore no notification has been issued.

More updates will be provided as information becomes available.

 

 

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