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Louisa declares local state of emergency due to exhausted resources

COUNTY OF LOUISA

Willie L. Gentry, Jr., Chairman Louisa County Board of Supervisors

Robert Dubé, County Administrator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 25, 2011

Contact: Amanda L. Reidelbach

Phone: (540) 223-6929

Email: areidelbach@louisa.org

 

Louisa, VA – At approximately 1:50pm Tuesday, a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck Louisa County and has experienced numerous aftershocks, resulting in additional damage to structures.

 

To report property damage, offer volunteer assistance or  donate supplies, please call

(540) 967-3496.

 

At 10:00 am today, Louisa County declare a local state of emergency because local  resources for damage assessment are being exhausted, in addition to extensive damage to public, commercial and residential structures.

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