Emergency shuts down parts of Port Alice
PORT ALICE, B.C. – The post office, Scotiabank and Clark Drive have been shut down in Port Alice due to an undisclosed emergency situation.
A post detailing what was going on was made at around 4:00 p.m. on the Port Alice Emergency Facebook page.
Residents were asked to avoid the areas and respect police or fire lines.
Other social media posts have suggested that a “mail bomb” exploded, sending one man to hospital.
However, emergency officials or the RCMP have not confirmed this.
Information will be updated as it becomes available.
Photo caption: An image of the Port Alice post office, courtesy Google Maps.