Residents of Chute-Saint-Philippe and Lac-des-Écorces, in the Laurentians, will finally be able to recover their personal belongings, almost a week after being evacuated due to instability of the Morier dike.
This was announced by Urgence Québec on Saturday morning. “You can collect personal effects from your home in Chute-St-Philippe or Lac-des-Écorces. Note that the capacity is 180 residences/day, your appointment may be for another day,” it was indicated.
Residents who cannot return to their homes by December 17 at the earliest will only be allowed one 15-minute time to collect clothing, medications, health care supplies and safety as well as their pets.
Remember that last Sunday, the municipalities of Chute-Saint-Phillipe and Lac-des-Écorces had to evacuate numerous residences. In all, nearly 2,000 people had to leave their homes.
Here are the procedures to follow for the recovery of property
- Come to the high school gymnasium to make an appointment (between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.) or make an appointment online by clicking here: RECOVERY OF ESSENTIAL GOODS AND ANIMALS.
- Please have proof of residency with you.
- Then, report to the Lac-des-Écorces fire station (672, boulevard Saint-François).
- An escort will accompany you to your home.
- Only one person per residence is allowed to enter the evacuated area.
- You will be given 15 minutes to collect your belongings.