Evacuation order for 6 homes in the Manly Meadows Area near Grand Forks

Four properties, including 6 homes, were ordered evacuated yesterday near Grand Forks.

The properties are in the Manly Meadows Area.

The Rural Grand Forks area is now under a State of Local Emergency, due to the ongoing flooding.

A State of Local Emergency is declared by local government when an emergency - like flooding in the Boundary -  requires coordination of rapid response or evacuation of people from their home or property to protect their health, safety or welfare or to limit property damage.

Meanwhile 190 properties in the area have been on evacuation alert since Monday.