State Of Emergency Declared in Temiskaming Shores

 

The city of Temiskaming Shores has declared a state of emergency due to riding water levels and ice building up on the shore.

The area near the lake on Fleming Drive has been closed down and barricades are in place.

Temiskaming OPP are warning residents to stay away from the area and any closed roads.

Police say some people are breaching the barricades in an effort to take pictures and they want everyone to remain safe.