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Storms Flood Central Illinois and Surrounding Areas

8/4/2022 (Permalink)

Severe storms have been traveling through Central Illinois and Missouri recking havoc on residents leaving hundreds homeless or displaced with flood damage. Historic rainfall began July 25th, 2022 shattering a the 100 year old record. Additional rain and isolated thunderstorms continue to threaten the St. Louis and central Illinois area. Mayor Tishaura Jones declared the city in a state of emergency which should help gain resources the city needs for recovery.

These severe storms and rainfall cause a significant amount of property damage. Luckily, However SERVPRO is on the case. There have been over 30 franchises and 90 crews dispatched on-site in the Illinois and Missouri areas. SERVPRO franchises have traveled from as far a 7-8 hours gaining help from surrounding midwestern franchises. We are all-hands-on-deck in helping the over 2000 new calls for help.

Our highly trained Disaster Recovery Team specializes in property damage restoration, water damage restoration and fire damage restoration. Our team utilizes advanced technologies alongside The Institute of Inspection’s cleaning and restoration industry standards to provide exceptional service. We believe in continuous training from initial and on-going training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC industry certifications. Rest assured our staff is equipped for any of your clean-up, restoration, and construction needs.

References:

Woytus, A. (2022, July 26). Historic rainfall in St. Louis shatters 100-year-old record. St. Louis Magazine. Retrieved August 4, 2022, from https://www.stlmag.com/news/historic-rainfall-st-louis-floods/

Hays, G. (2022, July 28). Historic rainfall in St. Louis raises questions about flooding and climate change. PBS NewsHour. Retrieved April 8, 2022, from https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/historic-rainfall-in-st-louis-raises-questions-about-flooding-and-climate-change

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