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Two homes deemed inaccessible by Red Cross


February 17, 2017

WORLAND — The American Red Cross finished up damage assessments of 36 homes in Worland on Wednesday, according to a release from the Incident Command Post.

One home sustained major damage, six homes had minor damage, 27 homes were affected and two were inaccessible. Addresses of the specific homes are not made public by Red Cross.

According to the American Red Cross, major damage is defined as at least 18 inches of water in a stick home and anytime water gets into the insulation of a mobile home.

Minor damage is defined as less than 18 inches of water in the home, and “affected” me...

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