Photo taken of Kootenay River just upstream from Brilliant Dam at 1:16 pm

Photo taken of Kootenay River just upstream from Brilliant Dam at 1:16 pm

Toll-free numbers for Slocan residents now available

Those affected by the jet fuel spill at Lemon Creek can now call two toll-free numbers for info and insurance claims.

The newly created website www.lemoncreekresponse.ca set up by Executive Flight Centre, the company responsible for the spill, now has a toll-free information line (1-855-399-1694) and a toll-free number for insurance claims (1–800-880-8384) showing on the site.

On Friday, July 26 a tanker overturned into Lemon Creek, dumping almost all of it’s 35,000 litre toxic load of Jet A-1 fuel.

More numbers for responding agencies can be viewed HERE.