Today the Walton County Sheriff's Office Division of Emergency Management closed the emergency shelter at the Bruce United Methodist Church located at 269 Church Road in Bruce, FL. after positive reports from field personnel indicated the river levels in the Choctawhatchee River were receding. Since the opening of the shelter no citizens have requested the assistance of the emergency shelter.
The Local State of Emergency remains in effect and citizens are encouraged to use due care when confronting standing or running waters. The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) remains at a level three and continues to monitor the situation.
More information will follow as it becomes available.
Information provided by the Walton County Sheriff's Office