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Fraser River Freshet June 21, 2012

Evacuation Order issued for three homes in Carey Point area of Chilliwack

City of Chilliwack Emergency program officials have issued an evacuation order for three homes in the Carey Point area of Chilliwack.

The river is expected to overtop the berm in this area tonight and there is great concern for the safety of residents living in these three homes.

The order affects 12 people.

We will not be releasing the addresses of the three affected properties for privacy and security reasons.

RCMP will be conducting regular patrols of the affected area

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