close
Property

Ellicott City property owners allowed back in flood zone

Ellicott City property

Property and business owners are getting their first look inside buildings damaged by a flash flood more than a week ago in Ellicott City, Maryland.

The Howard County government says those affected by the July 30 flood were allowed to return Sunday to remove trash and debris from their properties.

The county says support agencies have no more room to store donated clothes and furniture. They’re asking people to donate money instead.

The county says a disaster assistance center has served 96 businesses and 102 residents, including 14 who needed temporary housing.

The county says nearly 250 vehicles were found damaged or abandoned after the flood. As of Saturday, 25 vehicles were still unclaimed.

The evening flood killed two people and devastated the city’s historic district.

Risk Warning:

Please remember that financial investments may rise or fall and past performance does not guarantee future performance in respect of income or capital growth; you may not get back the amount you invested.

There is no obligation to purchase anything but, if you decide to do so, you are strongly advised to consult a professional adviser before making any investment decisions.

Paul

The author Paul