Evacuation order for Butte LaRose lifted for 48 hours

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Posted: May 20, 2011 5:43 PM by Russell Jones
Updated: May 20, 2011 5:43 PM
Source: WBRZ

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BUTTE LAROSE - Authorities are giving residents in Butte LaRose two more days to get their belongings and secure their property before evacuating ahead of rising floodwaters.

Major Ginny Higgins with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office said the mandatory evacuation order would still be in place for residents in the Happy Town and Sherburne area, who would have to be out of their homes by 8 a.m. Saturday.

People who live in St. Martin Parish can get the latest information by visiting the parish's website.

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