County is made eligible for federal disaster aid

February 06, 1996

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has declared Carroll County a federal disaster area, meaning homeowners and businesses will be eligible for low-interest loans and grants.

"This disaster assistance will help Carroll County recover, rehabilitate and dry out from January's devastating flood," said Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, a Maryland Democrat.

County emergency managements officials said residents of Detour and Union Bridge sustained the most severe flood damage.

People who need assistance can call the FEMA hot line at (800) 462-9029.

The hearing-impaired should call TDD (800) 462-7585.

Police

New Windsor: A man told state police that between 10 p.m. Jan. 29 and 1 p.m. Jan. 30, someone took dual carburetors and air scoops from his race car parked outside his residence in the 2600 block of S. Marston Road. The loss was estimated at $699.

Fire

Taneytown: Taneytown responded to a car fire on Harney Road at 2:17 p.m. Friday. Units were out for 37 minutes.

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