#Emergency Management

Transylvania County, NCWLOS.com

Person dies after medical emergency on Mount Pisgah

MOUNT PISGAH, N.C. (WLOS) — Transylvania County Rescue Squad officials said a person died Wednesday afternoon after having a medical emergency on Mount Pisgah. Rescue crews were dispatched shortly before 3 p.m., and a Black Hawk helicopter from the Department of Public Safety was used to transport the victim from the mountain.
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Sumter, SCWIS-TV

Sumter community floods again, residents ask local government for help

SUMTER, S.C. (WIS) - A community in Sumter County is looking for help after floodwaters threatened their homes again this week. On Tuesday, the area surrounding Golfair Road in Sumter flooded. Photos supplied by residents show water overtaking roads, cul-de-sacs, and drainage ditches. The WIS First Alert Weather team reports...
Tyrrell County, NCfox46.com

Bodies of two men missing after helicopter crashes in Albemarle Sound found

MANTEO, N.C. (WNCT) — The bodies of the two men who were in the helicopter crash in the Albemarle Sound earlier this week were found on Thursday. The Tyrrell County Sheriff’s Office posted on its Facebook page that responders recovered the body of John Arant, 35 of Glade Hill, Va., and his brother, Alan Arant 36, also of Glade Hill, Va. Alan Arant was the pilot of the aircraft.
Brenham, TXkwhi.com

CITY OF BRENHAM SEEKING $4.4 MILLION IN COVID-19 RELIEF FUNDS

The City of Brenham is applying for over $4 million in COVID-19 relief funding. At a budget workshop Wednesday, the Brenham City Council approved submitting documentation to receive funds from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, through the Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (CLFRF). The program’s allocation for the City of Brenham totals $4,426,200 separated in two payments of $2,213,100, one this year and one next year.
Hope, IDKXLY

Trestle Creek Complex Fire burns over 400 acres, 31 percent contained

HOPE, Idaho — A series of fires that have been burning north of Hope, Idaho since early July have burned over 400 acres and are 31 percent contained in total. Bonner County Emergency Management Team said the wildfire was caused by lightning on July 7, which resulted in starting six fires, and is burning seven miles north of Hope. It has burned 436 acres, which is over half of a square mile.
Marion County, FLocala-news.com

Marion Public Schools will reopen with voluntary face coverings

Marion County Public Schools will start the new school year on August 10 with optional face coverings, full-capacity athletic and arts events, and common student spaces. Face coverings can be worn by any student, staff member, or campus visitor/volunteer who feels it necessary to do so. Social distancing will be observed as much as possible, along with regular hand washing, daily disinfecting and use of water bottle refill stations.
Stoddard County, MOKFVS12

Stoddard Co., Mo. EMA upgrades storm tracker system

DEXTER, Mo. (KFVS) - The Stoddard County Emergency Management Agency is making advancements in its storm tracking technology. The changes will help the EMA track storms better in the long run. ”The features that we currently use from this system have been extremely beneficial to us,” Andrew Bohnert said. Stoddard...
Larimer County, COKDVR.com

Debris cleanup underway after Poudre Canyon floods

POUDRE CANYON, Colo. (KDVR) — Crews continued working to clear debris after flash floods this week along the Cache la Poudre River in Larimer County. A trail of of debris can be tracked along the riverbanks through the canyon on Highway 14. In an area west of Rustic, a partial...
Dorchester County, MDmyeasternshoremd.com

Six Dorchester fire companies receive $74 thousand in federal funds

CAMBRIDGE — Six Dorchester County fire companies received funding totaling $74,000 from the American Rescue Plan, a move intended to offset the financial strain of the COVID pandemic, including the local companies not being able to do fundraisers. U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen announced the funding in...
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