Gov. Scott visits areas with storm damage


VISITED AREAS THAT WERE HIT
THE HARDEST. NBC5’S ZURI HOFFMAN HAS
MORE FROM RICHFORD. (áááPKGááá)
 
 
 
 
TWO DAYS AFTER A HALLOWEEN
STORM BATTERED PARTS OF
REGION…
IT LEFT FLOODING, ROAD
CLOSURES, AND THOUSANDS
WITHOUT POWER IN ITS
wake….
GOV. PHIL SCOTT TOURING
SEVERAL TOWNS SATURDAY
THAT WERE HIT HARD LIKE HERE IN RICHFORD… WHERE RAIN
WASHED OUT
THIS BRIDGE… WHICH IS ON
OF DOZENS OF ROAD REPAIRS
NEEDED.
VTRANS HAD ITS WORK CUT OUT
FOR THEM… WORKING AROUND THE CLOCK TO REPAIR RE OPEN
OVER 20 ROADS… SAME FOR
GREEN MOUNTAIN POWER WHO
HAD OVER 50 THOUSAND
CUSTOMERS WITHOUT POWER
FRIDAY….EVEN BRINGING IN CREWS FROM OUT OF STATE TO
ASSIST.
FARMERS WERE frantically
PICKING THEIR CROPS
FRIDAY… SINCE THE STORM
SWEPT IN DURING HARVEST
TIME AND RISING WATER LEVELS WERE EXPECTED TO
BRING MORE FLOODING IN THE
COMING DAYS. THE GOV. ESTIMATES HE’LL
ASK FEMA FOR 1.4 MILLION DOLLARS TO HELP REBUILD – –
AND OTHER FEDERAL AGENCIES
FOR
1.2 MILLION TO ADDRESS
HIGHWAY AND ROAD DAMAGE…

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