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Grand Canyon Flooding Forces Evacuation of 400 People

Grand Canyon Flooding Forces Evacuation of 400 People

FLAGSTAFF, Arizona, August 18, 2008 (ENS) – Officers, deputies and rescuers from eight public safety agencies worked today and Sunday to evacuate more than 400 campers and residents from Supai Canyon after heavy rainfall and the breach of an earthen dam flooded the area. No injuries were immediately reported. On Saturday afternoon and evening, the…