Category Archive: Emergency Management

Dec 13

Information for KY Counties Impacted by Tornado Outbreak

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Dec 13

Dangers of Alternative Heating Sources

Dangers of Alternative Heating Sources Alternative power sources such as generators and kerosene heaters are commonly used during electrical power outages or for added heat source during extreme cold weather. Improper usage of these devices can cause carbon monoxide to build up in homes or garages, resulting in sudden illness and death. Seek medical attention …

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Dec 13

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

The Estill County EMA/CSEPP office wants you know that carbon monoxide poisoning is a silent, deadly killer claiming about 1,000 lives each year in the United States. Such common items as automotive exhaust, home heating systems and obstructed chimneys can produce the colorless, odorless gas. The gas can also be produced by poorly vented generators, …

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Dec 13

Home Heating Safety

If you use gas or propane¬†you need to know: How to recognize a natural gas or propane gas leak in your home; if you detect a foul odor in you home or in the service line, leave the area immediately and call your local gas company. How to recognize a gas pipeline leak; look and …

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Apr 28

FEMA Individual Assistance

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Mar 22

Kentucky Division of Water Permits

Estill County has been notified by the Kentucky Division of Water that residents and businesses in Estill County who live in the 1% flood plain must receive a county and state permit before repairing their homes or businesses. County permits will be issued at no cost to the residents and businesses. Estill County will not …

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Mar 04

Damage Assessment

If you received damage to your home during the flood please fill out this form. We are getting ready to begin damage assessments. If you are starting clean-up document everything with pictures/video and keep all receipts used for clean-up. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdqzKQfNCc9dV8W6LxJuQMocmxZRapSFAdCNRubhIqfFfxG3Q/viewform?fbzx=-7582545799333623580

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Mar 04

Supplies needed for clean-up

Cleaning-Supplies Air freshener Bleach 5-gallon bucket with lid House hold cleaner Clothesline 100ft and clothes pins Liquid laundry detergent Dish soap Latex gloves Work gloves Scouring pads Scrub brushes Sponges Towels Heavy duty trash bags Tarps Shop-vac Shop brooms/squeegees Tools Hammers and nails Screwdrivers Wrenches Rope Tools for removing drywall First Aid Kit Tylenol/Ibuprofen Band-Aids …

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Feb 28

ROAD CLOSURES FLOODING FEB-MARCH 2021

This will be a list of road closures during this flooding event. Please let us know if your road is flooded and not on the list. DO NOT drive in flood waters!! Roads CLOSED: Dark Hollow

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Feb 28

FLOODING FEB-MARCH 2021

The Flood Warning is now in effect until late Wednesday Evening… The Flood Warning continues for the Kentucky River near Ravenna. * Until Wednesday evening. * At 5:15 AM EST Sunday the stage was 21.1 feet. * Flood stage is 21.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast. * Forecast…The river …

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