Wednesday, January 7, 2009

CRESA Emergency Operations Center ACTIVATED

The CRESA Emergency Operations Center (EOC) activated at noon today (Jan 7, 2009). Many government jurisdictions and community agencies within Clark County, Washington are now coordinating responses to current flooding and landslide issues throughout Clark County.

Members of the public should note the following resource numbers and/or websites:

  • Emergency Requests, call "9-1-1" for life threatening problems or injury.
  • Non-Emergency Requests, call "2-1-1" (link to 2-1-1)
  • Traffic and Weather Information, call "5-1-1" or 1-800-695-7623 (ROAD) (link to 5-1-1)
  • Report Power Outages, call (360) 992-8000 (link to Clark Public Utilitites).
  • Report Gas Line Leaks / Problems, call (800) 882-3377. Do not email about gas leaks. (link to NW Natural).
  • Document Damage to Home & Property. If your home or property has been damaged due to floods, landslides or other weather-related events -- photographs the damage, but only if you are able to safely do so!!! Photographic documentation can be valuable proof to show damages later on.

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