Parts of the Village of Kaslo BC evacuated after a Landslide

There is currently an Evacuation Order in effect in Kaslo following a landslide above Zwicky Road. 

Evacuation Order in Kaslo Following Landslide

Landslide in Kaslo BC Canada – RDCK provided photo

Posted: 12:26AM Tuesday April 18, 2017 – (RDCK RELEASE) The Regional District of Central Kootenay has declared a State of Local Emergency and an Evacuation Order in Kaslo following a landslide above Zwicky Road.

The landslide is located above Zwicky Road

The evacuation order has been issued for the following areas:

  • Zwicky road area from 1531 to Victoria Avenue
  • All of Charles St
  • All of Sherman St
  • West side of Craft St
  • West side of Jardine St
  • 1100 and 1200 blocks of ‘C’ Avenue
  • 1200 block of ‘B’ Avenue
  • West side of Allen St

CLICK HERE FOR THE EVACUATION ORDER AND MAP. [PDF – 616 KB]

Residents are required to leave the affected area immediately and report to the reception centre at the Kaslo Royal Canadian Legion Hall, located at 403 5th Street in Kaslo.

For information on how to prepare for an evacuation, please visit: http://www.rdck.ca/EN/main/services/emergency-management/emergency-preparedness.html

There will be a public meeting at the Kaslo Royal Canadian Legion Hall at 1pm, Tuesday April 18th.

The RDCK will keep the public updated as more information becomes available.

FOR UPDATED INFORMATION PLEASE GO TO RDCK