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Flooding Safety Tips for Speedwell?

8/18/2021 (Permalink)

An emergency weather radio is shown. We respond to storm damage emergencies 24-hours a day in Claiborne County.

SERVPRO® of Campbell, Claiborne, Scott, and Union Counties respond to storm damage emergencies 24-hours a day, every day in Speedwell. The Powell Valley Electric Cooperative offers some great information on how to survive during a flood:

  • Depending on where you are, and the impact and the warning time of flooding, go to the safe location that you previously identified
  • If told to evacuate, do so immediately. Never drive around barricades. Local responders use them to safely direct traffic out of flooded areas.
  • Listen to Emergency Alert System (EAS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather Radio, or local alerting systems for current emergency information and instructions
  • Do not walk, swim, or drive through floodwaters. Turn-Around. Don’t Drown!
  • Stay off bridges over fast-moving water. Fast-moving water can wash bridges away without warning.
  • If your vehicle is trapped in rapidly moving water, then stay inside. If water is rising inside the vehicle, then seek refuge on the roof.
  • If trapped in a building, then go to its highest level. Do not climb into a closed attic. You may become trapped by rising floodwater. Go on the roof only if necessary. Once there, signal for help.

Call Us Today!

SERVPRO® of Campbell, Claiborne, Scott, and Union Counties has a team of highly trained restoration technicians on-call 24-hours a day to assist you with storm damage emergencies. Call us today at 423-562-7378. We’ll restore your storm damage in Speedwell, “Like it never even happened.”

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