Commissioners Declare Grant County a Disaster Area
by Sammy Edmonds
posted Dec 3 2013 2:35PM
Commissioners have declared Grant County a disaster area after receiving a preliminary damage report provided by Delaware County this (Tues) afternoon.
Grant County Emergency Management Agency Director Bruce Bender submitted to the commissioners Tuesday the preliminary damage report which included three commercial buildings, 47 single-family homes, and 14 mobile homes. Among the effected homes...nine were destroyed and eight sustained major damage.
The declaration will now be submitted to the state and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to qualify for disaster relief.