The Transylvania Times -

Assisted Living Center Evacuated – Cedar Mountain NC


January 12, 2017

Local emergency service workers helped relocate many of the residents at the Cedar Mountain House Monday. (Times photos by Jeremiah Reed)

Due to a water-line break at the Cedar Mountain House, residents at the assisted-living center were evacuated Monday afternoon.

At the request of Transylvania Emergency Management officials, the Asheville – Mountain Area Chapter of the Western North Carolina Region of the American Red Cross opened a shelter at the Transylvania County Recreation Center.

Thirteen of the roughly 32 residents impacted were taken to the shelter but by Monday evening they had been placed in various other assisted-living facilities, according to Jerri Jameson, a regional communications officer for the Red Cro...

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