Mount Forest trailer park evacuated due to high waters

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(TOWNSHIP OF WELLINGTON NORTH, ON) – At approximately 12:00 pm on Friday June 23, 2017 Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a road that was washed out at a trailer park, Sideroad 5 East, Mount Forest.

High water levels from heavy rain caused a flood at the Spring Valley Cottage & RV Resort. Water disrupted hydro, water and sewage services and damaged roads for the 335 site family camp ground..

OPP, Wellington North Fire Service and Guelph-Wellington Paramedics Service are currently assisting staff in removing campers. There are no reports of injuries and damages have not been estimated at this time.