STORM DAMAGE REPORTED TO MEMA

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received a report of injuries and storm damage in two counties as a result of the severe weather that moving through the state Tuesday.

The counties reporting damages are as follows:

  • Jones: Damage to homes and power outages.
  • Marion: Damage to homes and businesses. Multiple roads closed. Numerous power outages.

Officials are asking citizens to stay away from damaged areas, as there could be downed power lines and other life safety concerns. This could also keep first responders and critical aid from arriving on scene.

Damage assessments are ongoing. Damage report updates will be released as they become available.

MEMA urges the public to report damages to your local Emergency Management Agency. For a list of contact numbers for your county, visit www.msema.org/local-ema.

For more information, go to MEMA’s website at www.msema.org or download the MEMA mobile app on your iOS or Android device.

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