Safely cleaning up after a flood
Take photographs of the damage before cleanup. Residents are encouraged to begin cleanup as soon as possible, floodplain permits are not required before cleanup begins.
Flood cleanup safety tips:
Before entering your home, check for damaged power lines, gas lines, foundation cracks and
other exterior damage. It may be too dangerous to enter the home.
If you smell natural gas or propane, or hear a hissing noise, leave immediately and contact the fire department