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Crews struggling to get to some areas of flood damaged Pike County

The cleanup and recovery continues in Pike County Wednesday, following this past weekend's devastating floods.

Firefighters and other emergency officials are trying to go door-to-door to check on flood victims, but crews are still having a hard time getting to some areas.

Water service was restored to more areas of the county Wednesday.

Workers say some areas, like Harless Creek, will take a long time to recover.

Roads there are washed out and vehicles still cannot get to some places.

Firefighters are using ATVs to deliver food and water to flood victims.

They are also taking cleaning supplies and hygiene items, while trying to help victims dig out of the mud.

Donations are still pouring in from all over the region. FEMA and emergency officials are surveying the damage as well.

Officials say shelters are still set up for flood victims in Pike County.

Meanwhile, parts of Pike County will be under a curfew in order to prevent looting and theft.

The curfew will be in effect between 9 p.m. and 6 p.m. each night, starting Wednesday.

The areas that will be under the curfew are Raccoon Creek, Harless Creek, Winns Branch, Biggs Branch, and Jimmies Creek.

State police say they'll be on 24 hours a day, seven days a week detail at Raccoon Creek and Harless Creek until further notice.


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