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City Evacuated Due To Failing Dam

Last updated on Tuesday, June 22, 2010

(AVON, IN) - Hendricks County authorities are evacuating residents in areas of Avon due to a dam that has failed along White Lick Creek.

The National Weather Service issued a special flash flood warning in regards to the failed dam.

Jerry Bessler with the Washington Township-Avon Fire Department says the dam is experiencing more than 50% erosion at this time.

So far, no injuries have been reported.

Bessler says county engineers are evacuating the situation and it appears the water has started to recede,for now.

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