2013 Colorado Floods: The Latest from the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office
In a statement released from the sheriff’s office this afternoon we find out that progress continues to be made after the 2013 Colorado Floods.
LATEST INFORMATION FROM THE LARIMER COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE:
- Air rescues continue, there are approximately 600 stranded people left to evacuate in isolated areas
- FEMA has two 80 person search and rescue teams working with the Larimer County Sheriffs Office Deputies that were dropped off into various locations to begin the assessment of the damage and to search for missing people.
- Yesterday, 420 people were rescued, 250 of them were from the Pinewood Springs area
- So far today the total of rescued people is at 1,041 people
DISASTER ASSISTANCE CENTER AND DISTRIBUTION CENTER (FROM THE LARIMER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE)
- The Disaster Assistance Center (DAC) is located at 815 14th Street SW, Building #B (for Benefits), Loveland CO 80537 and will open beginning September 18, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.. This is the old Agilent/HP Building.
- The Disaster Assistance Center is a one-stop location for flood survivors to come and have all their questions answered. Representatives from government agencies, insurance providers, health and human services, volunteer organizations, utility companies and more will be available for one-on-one information. Free tetanus shots also available.
- The DAC is planned on operating for at least 6-8 weeks and is co-sponsored by the City of Loveland and Larimer County.
- The Disaster Distribution Center is available to anyone impacted by the Larimer County 2013 Flood and is NOW OPEN. Supplies are free and include personal items, household items and non-perishable food. The Distribution Center is located at 815 14th Street SW, Building #D (for Donations), Loveland, CO 80537.
- THE DISTRIBUTION CENTER IS ACCEPTING DONATIONS daily from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.