Businesses and roadways became flooded and dangerous during Sunday evening and into Monday morning. City-wide emergency personnel from London Police to London Fire, and London-Laurel Rescue worked wrecks, temporarily closed roadways, assisted Carnaby Square with flooding, and rescued individuals trapped within their vehicles due to swift traveling water.
The London-Laurel Rescue Squad is continuing to assist emergency personnel within the southeastern Kentucky region to rescue individuals trapped within their homes. Some roadways are still covered in water and local officials are reminding citizens to “turn around, don’t drown”.
For emergencies call 9-1-1, for non-emergencies call London-Laurel Dispatch at (606) 878-7000.