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Cedar City asks for flood recovery supplies

Cedar City Flooding
Posted at 12:12 PM, Aug 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-04 14:20:46-04

CEDAR CITY, Utah — There is still a huge need for supplies after flash flooding devastated communities in southern Utah last week.

READ: Cleanup underway in Cedar City after flooding causes extensive damage

The Cedar City chamber on Wednesday asked for the following high priority donations:

    • Mops, Brooms and Dustpans – they have not been able to keep up with the need for these
    • Fans – there is a big need for fans to help dry out basements and buildings
    • Hammers and Crowbars – there are still several basements that need to be gutted
    • Shop Vacs – this is a high priority item as there is still a lot of standing water in numerous homes
    • Square Point Shovels – to remove mud from basement floors
    • Contractor Grade Trash Bags – Heavy Duty bags are needed to haul off debris
    • Five Gallon Buckets - we are completely out of buckets and are in serious need of more
    • Bleach – there is not an adequate supply at this time
    • Fly Abatement – since the flooding, the number of flies has increased significantly
    • Gatorade – we are almost completely out, this is for the crews that helping with the clean up
    • Gluten Free Foods – we have a limited supply gluten free foods
    • Coolers – some homes are without electricity, coolers will help keep food cool

    Photos/videos: Rain causes flooding on Cedar City streets, in residences

    These items can be dropped off at the Red Cross Relief Center located in the LDS Chapel, 451 E. Midvalley Road, Enoch, Utah 84721