Spillway dam in Barry Co. has failed

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BARRY CO., (WILX) -- Barry County Emergency Management Department has reported that a spillway dam along Thornapple River has failed.

The dam is located in Irving Township.

County officials are advising people who live downstream to be prepared to leave their homes.

Crews are working to evaluate the damage of the spillway.

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