Grande Prairie Rural RCMP respond and evacuate campers

Grande Prairie, Alberta: On June 10, 2017 at approximately 12:06 pm Grande Prairie RCMP received a call to assist with the evacuation of campers in the McLeod Flats area due to the rising river.

Grande Prairie Rural RCMP as well as the County Enhanced RCMP assisted with the evacuation. Police observed several camping trailers wheel high in the rising river. All persons were accounted for in the immediate area. During the evacuation two people became stranded on a small island formed by the rising river. STARS was contacted to assist and was able to successfully rescue both individuals.

Grande Prairie RCMP

Changes to Facebook means fewer people now see our posts. Please help spread the word by "sharing" our reports on your social media accounts.