Orange County Responds to Flooding - 4:15 p.m. - 12/30/15

Post Date:12/30/2015 4:41 PM

ORANGE COUNTY, NC (December 30, 2015)—Orange County is responding to Wednesday's flooding by deploying representatives from the Department of Social Services, Animal Services and Emergency Management to University Place in Chapel Hill.

Orange County and the Town of Chapel Hill are assisting residents who have been displaced by the rising waters. Several areas have been impacted in Chapel Hill as well as Old Greensboro Road and the White Cross area in southern Orange County. The Orange County Public Library Carrboro branch at McDougle has been closed, due to street flooding.

No injuries have been reported. Please use extreme caution when driving, avoid standing water.

Those impacted by flooding should contact Orange County Department of Social Services at 919.968.2000 or go to Southern Human Services Center at 2551 Homestead Road in Chapel Hill.

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