State of Emergency declared as precaution

Local - 7/15/2013 8:17 AM by Nadine Grimley
CHARLESTON - Governor Earl Ray Tomblin declared a state of emergency to keep with the boy scouts motto in being prepared.

From July 14th through July 26th Fayette, Raleigh, Greenbrier, Summers, Mercer, Monroe, Nicholas, and Wyoming Counties are under this declaration.  This was only a preparedness measure.  It meas that should an emergency or disaster happen, additional help can be requested faster without waiting for an official declaration.  

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