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Slope failure prompts State of Local Emergency on Heather Road

Slope failure evacuation

The City of Penticton has declared a State of Local Emergency due to a slope failure at 645 Heather Road.

With the advice from a geotechnical engineer and the city has issued the following evacuation orders and alerts:

  • 645 Heather Road and 718 Creekside Road ordered to evacuate
  • 619 and 673 Heather Road be put on evacuation alert
  • 712 and 734 Creekside Road be put on evacuation alert

“There is no danger present or forecasted for Creekside Road and no danger exists for the electrical utility,” states Ken Kunka, deputy director of development services for the City of Penticton. 

The city will receive more geotechnical information and will reassess the situation once more information is available.



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