Natural Resources


Date: June 6, 1986

Location: Fortune



Latitude: 47° 04' 00” N

Longitude: 55° 50' 00” W

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Source: Southern Gazette, June 18, 1986.

Great damage occurred after a heavy rain storm of 3 inches of rain in a 24 hour period. In Fortune the main sewer system was washed away costing $840,000 to repair. Bayview Street, which is the main street to the Fishery Product Int. fish plant, was closed. Portions of Cemetery Road were washed away. On Confederation Street property damaged occurred. In Grand Bank, several basements in residential areas were flooded.

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