Alberta Flood 2013: The five people we lost

Posted: June 20, 2014


It has been one year since floodwaters ripped through several communities bringing widespread devastation to southern Alberta.

The flooding also claimed the lives of five people. Two were swept away as they tried to escape from High River, one woman was caught off guard while camping near Longview and a Calgary senior drowned in her mainfloor condo.

During the disaster, an Okotoks-area man also lost his live in an ATV accident while trying to help his neighbours fend off rising floodwaters.

Here are their stories.

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