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Savage River Dam Officials Recommend Evacuation Of Homes Near Bloomington

September 9th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

Tthe Garrett County 911 Center has issued an alert of possible major flooding down stream from the Savage River Dam.

According to those sources, Dam officials are recommending evacuations of houses down stream of the Dam to Bloomington.

A shelter will be set up at the Deer Park Volunteer Fire Department for those wishing to evacuate.

Garrett County Emergency Management advises the following roads have issues…

Roads Closed

Legeer Road
River Road
Sang Run Road at Oakland Sang Run Road
Bittinger Road

Roads with Water Across Roadway

Bittinger Road at Maple Grove Road
Maple Grove Road
Legeer Road
Fire Clay Road 
Jennings Road
Savage River Road at Broadwater Chapel
Monte Vista Road
Dilley Road
Blue Ribbon River
Sang Run Road at Oakland Sang Run Road
Green Lantern Road
Fish Hatchery Road at Pud Miller Road 
Accident Bittinger 
Cranesville Road near White Rock Road

Weather Related Calls

Bear Creek Road – Electrical Hazard – Tree Down on Power Lines Across Road – Co. 50

Car in Water on Bittinger Road at Maple Grove – Sheriff Deputy Assisted Driver

Tree down on Bear Creek Road 1 Mile from Friendsville – County Roads Notified

Tree Down on Hazelhurst Terrace – County Roads Notified

Tree Down on Rock Lodge Road 1 Mile from Garrett Highway – County Roads Notified

Tree Down on Paradise Heights Road – County Roads Notified

Flooded Basement – 322 Durst Road – Co. 90

Flooded Basement – 4755 Accident Friendsville Road – Co. 110

Car in Water on River Road – Co 60, SCCo618, Co 30, Co 40, Co 70, Co 80, Co 100, Co 110, Sta 1 – Subject Rescued by Co 60

Flooded Basement – 1502 Mill Run Road – Co. 110, SCCo613

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