Flooding rains keep West Ridge Firefighters Busy

Sunday, Jun. 18, 2017

On June 18th. heavy rains began in the mid-afternoon and within 3 hours the area had seen a storm total of 5.4" of rain as measured at the Millcreek Township Municipal Building.  Firefighters answered approximately 33 calls for assistance during this time.


The Millcreek Township Emergency Operation Center has been activated. Damage assessment teams will be out beginning Monday morning 6-19-2017 to assess the damage in the Township. If you have damage to your business or residence, please call the Millcreek EOC Damage Assessment line at 814-833-1303.

Residents of Girard Borough, Girard Township and Springfield Township as well as Albion Borough, Conneaut Township, Platea Borough, Cranesville Borough, Elk Creek Township, Franklin Township, McKean Borough, McKean Township, Washington Township, and Edinboro that have sustained damage to their home due to the severe thunderstorms and flooding on Sunday, June 18th 2017 are asked to email the West Erie County Emergency Management Agency at wecema.emc@gmail.com or call your local municipality’s office with your name, address and contact information.