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Gov. Holcomb declares 22 counties under disaster emergency

A total of 22 counties are now covered by a disaster emergency declaration.

Posted: Feb. 27, 2018 10:31 PM

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WLFI)- A total of 22 counties are now covered by a disaster emergency declaration.

Governor Eric Holcomb has now declared an additional four counties be covered.
That includes Harrison, Jasper, Ohio and Pulaski counties.

The declaration is in response to the heavy rainfall that caused extensive flooding and damage

The existing counties covered are Benton, Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Jefferson, Spencer, Warrick, Carroll, Dearborn, Elkhart, Fulton, Lake, Marshall, Perry, St. Joseph, Starke, Switzerland and White counties. 

A state of emergency allows the Indiana Department of Homeland Security to provide more emergency services, as needed.

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