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Highway 97 closed at Cache Creek due to flooding

Five properties are under an evacuation order

Flooding at Cache Creek has forced the closure of Highway 97.

The highway was closed Tuesday night, May 2, at about 10:30 p.m. A detour is in effect for motorists with either Highway 24 or Highway 1.

The viilage of Cache Creek remains under a local state of emergency. Five properties are now under an evacuation order.

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Members of the Cache Creek Fire Department worked into the night to try and keep floodwaters at bay. (Photo credit: Cache Creek Volunteer Fire Department)


Angie Mindus

About the Author: Angie Mindus

I began my journalism career in daily and weekly newspapers in Alberta.
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