OES Assisting in Response to Flash Flooding; Town of Maine Declares State of Emergency


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 18, 2018


(TOWN OF DICKINSON, NY) The Broome County Office of Emergency Services is closely monitoring and responding to the impact of the flash flooding overnight in Broome County.The Town of Maine has declared a State of Emergency due to flash flooding resulting in flooded roadways and structure damage. An emergency order has been issued of no entry into barricaded or flooded areas.

A command post will be setup this morning (Tuesday) at the Maine Fire Station.

Throughout Broome County, there are several road closures due to the flash flooding. Please see the updated list on the Broome County website at GoBroomeCounty.com.

The County Executive’s Office and Sheriff’s Office are assisting at the Emergency Operations Center at the Public Safety Building.Residents should follow all emergency alerts. Broome County officials encourage residents to monitor the weather forecast and road conditions frequently. Stay informed by registering for NY-Alert at NYAlert.gov.

09/18/2018 - 9:27am