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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
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.
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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.