(KTXL) — A three-story apartment building in Olympic Valley was struck by an avalanche on Tuesday night, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office.
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The building was occupied, but no injuries were reported and all occupants were evacuated with the help of fire crews.
The bottom two floors of the building were hidden beneath a 25-foot deep and 200-yard wide wall of snow, according to the sheriff’s office.
As there is still a risk of avalanches occurring the following areas were evacuated:
-Shirley Canyon Road to Granite Chief Road
-Granite Chief RoadSandy Way from Wayne Road. to Navajo Court
-Summit Peak Road
The Community Recreation Center at 10981 Truckee Way is serving as an evacuation center as the avalanche risk is evaluated on Wednesday morning.