Carlton County Sheriff recommends no travel; Thomson evacuation advisedThe Carlton High School has been opened up as an emergency shelter for residents evacuated from homes.
By: News Tribune staff, Duluth News Tribune
The Carlton County Sheriff’s Office is recommending no travel in the Carlton County area unless absolutely necessary because many roads are submerged in water and several are nearly impassable.
Carlton County Highway Department crews are out working and marking many of the dangerous road areas.
The worst areas are in northern Carlton County. The Sheriff’s Office is recommending evacuation to residents in the Town of Thomson in the area around Hwy 210 and Vermillion Street to Dallas Avenue. No vehicle travel is advised.
Emergency crews from the Sheriff’s Office, Carlton Fire Department, Esko Fire Department, and Thomson Township Police Department are available to assist evacuating residents.
State Hwy 210 in Jay Cooke Parke is closed to vehicle traffic.
The Carlton High School has been opened up as an emergency shelter for residents evacuated from homes.