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1998 Winter Storm Clean up - Page 3
|Emergency Management also
asked the BRIDGE squads to help homeowners stranded after
flooding washed out bridges that linked their homes to
BRIDGE squads initially made sure the individuals were safe and had sufficient supplies. Then they built footbridges to help them get across waterways.
Here, Mike Kretzschmar, a Division of Forestry Resources Project leader, helps a BRIDGE squad construct a footbridge over Rock Creek in Mitchell County.
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