Wilmington Police Reaffirm Stern Warning: No Access to Flooded Islands


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Wilmington, IL – The Wilmington Police Department issued a stern warning on Saturday regarding the closure of the North and South Islands due to flooding. The notice, shared on social media, emphasized the severity of the situation and the strict prohibition of public access.

According to the Wilmington Police Department, the islands are completely inundated and are off-limits to all forms of access. The department’s statement included a list of explicitly banned activities, ranging from walking and driving to more whimsical methods such as “prancercising” or “teleporting” to the islands. This comprehensive list underscores the seriousness of the flood situation and the risks posed to both the public and emergency responders.

The police stressed that this closure is crucial for everyone’s safety, highlighting the potential danger of frozen flood waters. They assured the community that they would be notified when the islands are safe and reopened for public access.


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