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Central Illinois town under evacuation after levee breach

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.



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