Officials in Elizabethtown Borough issued the following news release this morning:
A state of
emergency remains in effect for Elizabethtown Borough. Flood waters have
receded, but residual damages have presented hazards. These include some
sidewalk areas. Residents are urged to use caution in their travel
and other activities. South Chestnut Street between Park Street and East
Bainbridge Street sustained flood damage and remains closed. All other
streets are open to traffic at this time. During the peak of the
flooding, the borough’s sanitary sewer collection system experienced
significant impact in flow by flood waters, causing sewer backup at some
residences. Residents should take care to thoroughly clean residue in all
impacted areas. The Borough is not responsible for this cleanup.
Residents should check with their homeowners insurance policies to see if
assistance may be available. There are no plans for a borough-wide power
outage at this time. Residents should call 367-1700 for emergency
dumpster permits should they be required for cleanup.
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