LEXINGTON, Ky. — Gov. Andy Beshear has asked President Joe Biden to declare parts of Kentucky as disaster areas because of the extensive flooding.

What You Need To Know

  • Gov. Beshear has asked that Kentucky counties be declared disaster areas because of flooding

  • Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton encouraging residents to submit damage reports

  • The reports could help the city's application for federal aid

Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton wants all Fayette County residents to report their flood damage at either their homes or businesses. Gorton hopes with citizen reports, the city will be able to document the local disaster and apply for federal aid.

In a statement sent to Spectrum News 1, Gorton said, “We had some significant flooding in Lexington, especially near the river,” Gorton said. “We want to do everything we can to help those whose homes or businesses were damaged.”

To report flood damage follow this web link.   If you need more information, you can also call Lexcall at 859-425-2255.




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