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State of Emergency Declared In St. Martin Parish Due To Flooding Threat - 3/19/2018 -

PRESS RELEASE

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office

March 19, 2018

2:45 p.m.

Contact: Major Ginny Higgins

Public Information Officer

(337) 394-3071

State of Emergency Declared In St. Martin Parish Due To Flooding Threat

(St. Martinville, LA)-Today, St. Martin Parish President, Chester Cedars declared a State Of Emergency for St. Martin Parish due to the imminent threat of flooding along the Mississippi and Atchafalaya Rivers, along with the related bodies of water that have the potential to cause flooding and subsequent damage due to flooding in lower St. Martin Parish.

Several preventive measures haven been taken over the last several days to prepare for this event and both St. Martin Parish Government along with St. Martin Parish Office Of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, continue to monitor conditions in St. Martin Parish.

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