Thunder Bay Responds to Emergency

Emerald Greens Golf Club
Emerald Greens Golf Club - photo by Jordan Lester

Emergency Meeting
Emergency Meeting at Fire Hall this afternoon

THUNDER BAY – Flood waters caused by rain have impacted the region. Water is rising in response to the rain. The City of Thunder Bay Emergency Committee met at City Hall at 16:00EDT.  There will be an update at 09:00EDT on Tuesday as the Emergency Operations Control Group – on the Rising Water Levels will be held for media.

Across the City calls for service for blocked sewers have come in. Fire Rescue reports that since this morning, the number of calls to them have decreased. Public Works has stepped up. Sources report to NetNewsLedger that Darrell Matson has been going full speed since the emergency started. Now heading into marathon hours without sleep.

Damage across Thunder Bay

Behind the new court house on Justice Lane, the sidewalk beside the transformer where the crane collapsed has caved in.

Court House
Close up view of Justice Lane where the sidewalk has collapsed.

Sidewalk collapse

This is near where the crane collapsed on Monday morning.

Sidewalk on Justice Lane
Sidewalk collapsed where crane broke through sidewalk

Fire Rescue Crews Busy

Fire Crews have remained busy today. Earlier this afternoon, crews responded to the Royal Edward Arms after calls from residents about smoke in the hallways. Crews responded, to discover that an eighth floor suite had a cooking fire where plastic in a pot on the stove caused the smoke.

royal edward arms
Two Pumper Units and a commander arrived on scene at Royal Edward Arms

Thunder Bay Fire Rescue
Fire Crew arrives at Royal Edward Arms just after 16:00EDT

 

Emerald Greens Golf Club
Emerald Greens Golf Club – photo by Jordan Lester

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