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Algo Centre Mall Roof Collapse - State of Emergency Declared
Craig Huckerby for local2 sault ste. marie
June 23rd, 2012 at 3:46pm | Last Updated at 11:12pm
6PM UPDATE: At 3:55 pm Mayor Hamilton declared a state of local emergency in accordance with the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, R.S.O. 1990, c E.9 s.4.(1) due to a roof collapse at the Algo Centre Mall.
From the OPP
the East Algoma OPP and Emergency Services are currently on scene at the Algo Centre Mall in Elliot Lake due to a report of part of the roof collapsing.
The call was received at approximately 2:19 p.m. on this date. Police are unable to provide information at this time regarding any injuries or missing persons.
Police ask the public to refrain from attending the area. If you are missing someone, please call 1-888-310-1122.
The City of Elliot Lake and the police are in the process of organizing an information centre. As soon as the location is available the public will be advised.
An information centre has been set up at the Collins Hall on Hillside Drive North in Elliot Lake. Anyone with inquiries please attend the information centre.
Breaking News 3pm
Local2.ca has learned that there has been a partial roof collapse at the Algo Centre Mall in Elliot Lake.
A Local2 viewer in Elliot Lake tells us that the part of the roof area that provides a parking lot caved in earlier Saturday afternoon.
There has been no reports of injuries or the cause of the collapse. There has been reports of at least two cars going through the roof.
Local2 is working on this story and will update when information becomes available