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Cedar Mountain Assisted Living Center Evacuated


January 9, 2017

Jeremiah Reed

Local emergency services officials help to evacuate residents Monday from the Cedar Mountain House.

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 has opened a shelter at the Transylvania County Recreation Center.

The Red Cross will maintain the facility as long as necessary until all 32 residents have been placed in other facilities or the pipes are repaired at Cedar Mountain House and residents may return.

Some residents were also taken to...

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