Evacuation order back on for Butte Larose
POSTED: Sunday, May 22, 2011 - 4:31pm
UPDATED: Saturday, May 28, 2011 - 3:15pm
St. Martinville, La (St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office) — Beginning Monday, sand bagging operations for the Belle River area will be suspended. There will be sand available at the Belle River Fire Station for residents to fill on their own using their own sand bags. Sand bag locations in Stephensville will remain in service and will be available during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday.
Back water flooding is beginning to approach some structures in the Butte Larose area.
Therefore, the mandatory evacuation order will be reinstated in the Butte Larose area on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. Entry into the area will be prohibited and will be strictly enforced beginning Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 12:00 p.m.
Displaced residents in need of sheltering are being asked to please contact the information lines and register at the St. Martin OHSEP at 394-2810 or 394-2811.