Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation declares state of emergency after fire destroys water plant – CBC

Community was already mourning band member found dead Monday

Feb 26, 2019

A band councillor from the Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation confirmed that the reserve has declared a state of emergency after a fire destroyed the water treatment plant there.

Shawn Spencer said in a Facebook post that homes in the immediate area of the fire were evacuated due to potential toxic materials that put residents at risk.

“We have Fire trucks and Police on scene,” his post read. “Families near please make your way to the Community Hall for Safety.”

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