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South Kingstown anticipates a mandatory evacuation

August 25, 2011

Signage at the intersection of Main Street and Kingstown Road directs residents to evacuation routes. Photo by Shaun Kirby

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - According to the Town of South Kingstown, a mandatory evacuation along the South Shore coastline, Narrow River, and other low-lying areas is anticipated. Persons in these areas should be preparing to seek shelter with family and friends.

Once a formal evacation declaration is issued, the South Kingstown High School will serve as the Town's main emergency shelter; located at 215 Columbia Street, Wakefield, RI 02879. The Animal Shelter on Asa Pond Road (789-5515) is available if you need emergency shelter for your animal; current vaccination records are required.

Non-emergency questions should be directed to the Police Department at (401) 783-3321.

For more updates and information, pick up a copy of Friday's The Narragansett Times or keep checking back here at

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