Central Illinois town under evacuation after levee breach
BY SAM CHARLES Staff Reporteremail@example.com April 18, 2013 10:24PM
Updated: April 19, 2013 3:03AM
The Central Illinois town London Mills was being evacuated after a levee was breached Thursday night, according to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office.
The entire county was under a flood warning Thursday night, the National Weather Service reported.
Authorities had few details about the evacuation. The town, about 37 miles west of Peoria, sits on the southern banks of the Illinois River. It had a population of 392 as of the 2010 Census.