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The original item was published from 2/6/2020 1:51:10 PM to 2/9/2020 12:00:01 AM.
Posted on: February 6, 2020
[ARCHIVED] Emergency Operations Center Has Been Activated
The Lincoln County Emergency Management has partially activated their Emergency Operations Center due to the ongoing storms effecting the region.
Staff from Lincoln County Emergency Management, Fire Marshal’s Office and Lincoln County Emergency Medical Services are monitoring the situation as the conditions worsen in the area.Press Release
Staff is aware of several roads in Lincoln County that have water on them and have become impassable due to flooding and working with NCDOT (Department of Transportation) to close roads or set up appropriate detours. Staff is urging residents to stay off the roadways if possible due to the worsening flooding conditions. Fire Departments in Lincoln County are working to check roads and residents that may have flooding issues and working with Red Cross to help relocate residents that may be displaced due to flooding.
Staff will continue to monitor the weather situation and staff the EOC for the duration of the event and continue to provide services to the residents of Lincoln County as needed to the areas affected.
The Lincoln County EOC can be reached at 704-736-8660. In the case of an emergency, please contact 9-1-1.