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    Summers County cleans up after heavy rainfall

    By Ashley Davidson,

    30 days ago

    HINTON, WV (WVNS) — After heavy rainfall over the weekend of May 18, 2024, parts of Summers County saw damage from flooding and mudslides.

    Several local businesses cleaning up after concentrated flooding in Bluewell

    Luckily, thanks to a quick response from agencies involved, everything was nearly back to normal as of Monday, May 20, 2024.

    Loyd Lowry, Director of Summers County Emergency Management, said there was flooding damage and mudslide damage during the rainfall, but that the clean-up procedure is a well-oiled machine.

    “Main thing is to get the transportation pathways [cleaned] as quickly as possible, stabilize those, make sure that they’re back,” said Lowry.

    Lowry said clean-up for the areas affected was finished by Monday afternoon. He reports there was no property damage, no injuries, and no damage to inhabited structures.

    Two abandoned campers and one abandoned car were caught in flood waters but have since been taken care of.

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