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Insurance Agent Answers Water-Related Questions (video)

August 13th 2014

Independent Insurance Agent Answers Water-Related Questions (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 13, 2014) The recent flooding has caused a lot of damage to basements and property in Oakland County, and many have complained of not being able to get through to their insurance providers.  We spoke with Ferndale-based independent insurance agent Adrianne Greer about common […]

Renaissance Vineyard Church Coordinating Volunteers & Supplies

August 13th 2014

Renaissance Vineyard Church Coordinating Volunteers & Supplies (C.Proxmire, Aug. 13, 2014) For those in South Oakland County who want to help flood victims clean up, Renaissance Vineyard Church has stepped up to be the hub for volunteers and cleaning supplies.  Located at 1841 Pinecrest Dr in Ferndale (NW corner of 9 Mile and Pinecrest, behind […]

The Day After the Flood: Hard Work, Loss, and Community (video)

August 12th 2014

The Day After the Flood: Hard Work, Loss, and Community (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 12, 2014) NOTE: The video below is an interview with Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison and a man who was trapped in the avalanche. The devastation of Monday night’s record-breaking floods is becoming apparent as the water recedes and people […]

City of Ferndale Issues Flooding Info: Claims, Trash & More

August 12th 2014

City of Ferndale Issues Flooding Info: Claims, Trash & More (City of Ferndale, Aug. 12, 2014) City of Ferndale Declares State of Emergency The Mayor of the City of Ferndale declared a State of Emergency today in response to the extreme flooding conditions that caused significant damage to City infrastructure, and residential homes and vehicles. […]

Berkley Issues Flooding Info, Including Claims Procedure

August 12th 2014

Berkley Issues Flooding Info, Including Claims Procedure (City of Berkley Press Release, Aug.12, 2014)   The City of Berkley and the entire Detroit metro area have been impacted by the historic rainfall event that occurred during the evening hours of August 11, 2014.  According to local rain gauges, approximately 4.5 inches of rain fell in […]

Oak Park Issues Flood Advice… (video)

August 12th 2014

Oak Park Issues Flood Advice, Including Trash, Safety and Cleaning (video) (Erik Tungate, Oak Park City Manager, Aug. 12, 2014) Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream The City of Oak Park has had emergency crews in place since 6 PM on Monday evening dealing with what has become a catastrophic flooding event. As much as […]

Hazel Park Flood Clean Up Information

August 12th 2014

Hazel Park Flood Clean Up Information (City of Hazel Park, Aug. 12, 2014) Attention: Due to severe weather: The City is allowing trash (EXCEPT FOOD) to be put out to curbs immediately for the Monday August 18 Pickup, you will not be cited for having it out too early. Please have everything put out according to the […]

Royal Oak Flooding Information

August 12th 2014

Royal Oak Flooding Information (City of Royal Oak, Aug. 12, 2014) At 6 p.m. today, Mayor Jim Ellison declared a state of emergency in the City of Royal Oak. The declaration has been forwarded to Oakland County Homeland Security, which will then forward it to state and federal authorities. The City of Royal Oak will […]

Two Year Old Girl Burned by Bath Water Dead

August 12th 2014

Two Year Old Girl Burned by Bath Water Dead (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Aug. 11, 2014)   INCIDENT:  8-9-2014  City of Pontiac- Child Abuse/Neglect  # 14-116299   SUMMARY: On July 27, 2104  Sheriff’s Detectives were called into investigate a small child that was severely burned from water in a bath tub. The 2 year old […]

Oakland County Issues Floodwater Safety Precautions

August 11th 2014

Oakland County Issues Floodwater Safety Precautions (Oakland County Public Health Press Release, Aug. 11, 2014) In response to widespread flooding, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson urges citizens to follow these safety precautions from the Oakland County Health Division to help minimize possibilities of illness, serious injury, or drowning: Stay out of flooded areas – It […]