|By Sharahn D. Boykin and Drew Simon, Dayton Daily News, Ohio|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
The storm caused a sewage backup and about two inches of standing water in the library basement, said Library Director
The teen collection, meeting room, library supplies and technology are all housed in the basement.
A small portion of the teen book collection will be lost along with some furniture, shelving and supplies, Orsini said. The staff was able to reach servers and other technology equipment before any damage occured, he said.
An estimate on the cost of damages is not available.
Franklin and Park streets were closed on Thursday after a sinkhole, almost the same width as the street and six feet deep, opened on
"We had a couple, three feet, of water standing on the road,"
Kunkleman believed the heavy rain led to the road buckling.
Officers closed Staunton between North Market and Adams streets for nearly 12 hours while
The damaged line required
"Our high school feeds our other buildings, so our other buildings get food prepared at the high school and we ship it out," Herman said.
The service line provides gas for some of the kitchen utilities, so Herman said the school had to prepare a different lunch menu for students in the district.
Herman said the gas line wasn't the other issue the
"Just about all of our buildings had some type of water situation," Herman said.
While classes continued in the city, several residents were still dealing with flooded homes.
"As soon as I realized I couldn't start my cars, I had to get a hold of my family and get them to higher ground," he said.
Alvarado said he was able to grab of couple of things before he was forced to evacuate. He had to wait till Thursday to go back and look at his home.
"It's been surreal," he said.
The water that surrounded his house causing foundation damage started to recede by the next day, he said.
"The one silver lining is everybody is safe," Alvarado said. "That's all that matters."
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