Tag Archive: Awareness

Oct 23

CSEPP Zone Signs

The Estill County Emergency Management Agency (EMA)/ Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP) is beginning a CSEPP Zone Sign project. You will begin to notice signs being placed throughout the county by County and State Highway Departments. We have encouraged residents for years to know what their CSEPP Zone is in case of a chemical …

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Oct 23

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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Oct 23

Home Heating Safety

As we begin to turn the heat up inside our homes we need to remember a few safety tips. We heat our homes in different ways, some of us use gas or propane, others use fireplaces or wood stoves and others use electric. No matter how you heat your home there are a few safety …

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Aug 01

Estill County CSEPP Zone Map To Help with Rock Hunting

The Estill County CSEPP zone map. Click on a zone to see more information.

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Dec 20

Winter Weather Driving Tips

Most people are not formally trained on how to drive in hazardous weather conditions. Many people become very nervous and then confusion prevails. Here are some driving tips to help you steer clear of trouble when driving in heavy rain, sleet, snow or ice. SLOW DOWN – It does not matter what type of vehicle you …

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Apr 08

Severe Weather Preparedness

Severe Weather Preparedness   Flash Flooding Safety Rules Flash floods and floods are the #1 storm related killer in Kentucky and across the United States. If Driving, DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS! Even if it looks shallow enough to cross. The majority of deaths due to flooding are due to people driving through flooded areas. Water …

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Apr 08

Flood Awareness

Flash floods and floods are the #1 storm related killer in Kentucky and across the United States. Each year, more deaths occur due to flooding than from any other severe weather related hazard. This week Estill County and many other areas of Kentucky have already began to experience how quickly waters can rise. With the …

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Mar 09

Critical Water Shortage/Boil Water Advisory

·         Critical Water Shortage and Boil Water Advisory for all residents of Estill County ·         Please only use water for necessities. ·         Any water for consumption needs to be boiled at a rolling boil for 3 minutes. ·         Approximately 2,000 households without water at this time. ·         Divers are in the river at this time …

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Mar 06

Flood Warning/Water Outage/Boil Water Advisory

Water Outage and Boil Water Advisory issued for: Millers Creek, Pryse, Driftwood Drive, John Campbell, Beatyville Rd, Fitchburg, and Old Landing from 765-4900. A possible water main break is causing the outage effecting @230 customers. Flood waters are hindering the efforts of the water company to locate the break. Residents in the Cobhill, Watson Ridge …

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Mar 04

FLOOD WARNING/WINTER STORM WARNING

The KY River continues to rise and many roads are flooded. Current closed roads are: Red Lick, Old Landing at Buck Creek, Dark Hollow, Jakes Heavenly HWY, Murphy’s Ford, Noland Creek, Sang Branch, Driftwood Dr, Millers Creek and Clear Creek. Please use extreme caution if traveling this evening or tomorrow morning. Roadways are hazardous now, …

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