Hay River puts residents on notice of possible evacuation

(CKLB file photo)

The Town of Hay River has issued a precautionary notice advising residents of Vale Island and West Channel of potential evacuation.

“Residents should now prepare their households,” reads the notice.

If an evacuation order is necessary, it will be shared on the town’s Facebook page, through its emergency measures email service, and on its website, among others avenues.

The notice says residents should have received Household Preparedness guidelines to help prepare for an evacuation.

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Francis has been a general news reporter with CKLB since January 2019. Originally from rural Ontario, he first came to the NWT in 2016 as an intern with Up Here magazine and fell in love with the North. In his time with CKLB, he's had the immense pleasure and honour of learning about northern Indigenous cultures. Otherwise, you can find him hanging around the Legislative Assembly. If you have a story or want to chat, reach out to francis@cklbradio.com