Updates for Day 2 in Six Nations state of emergency

OHSWEKEN — Six Nations Emergency Control Group says while the community of Six Nations remains in a state of emergency, the water levels have been reported to be receding.

Six Nations Public Works has begun inspection and repairs of roads where flood waters have receded.

Fourth Line West from Seneca Road to Bateman Line and Mohawk Road between Third Line and Fourth Line remain closed for community safety.

Chiefswood Bridge remains open.

The Six Nations Emergency Control Group says it will continue to monitor water levels around the bridge.

Six Nations Fire and Emergency Services will be visiting residents within the road closure areas who have chosen to remain in their home. The Brantford Fire Department says it will be helping to provide fire service to the community of Six Nations over the next 24 hours while the SNFES attends to flood victims.

SNEC says in a statement that the community of Six Nations is expected to see a much lower flow of water this afternoon. However, are warning residents to exercise extreme caution and keep children and pets away from all water bodies.

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