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NKY All-Hazards Incident Management Team finishes 9-day deployment to EKY flooding; returns home

The Northern Kentucky All-Hazards Incident Management Team (NKY AHIMT) finished a nine (9) day deployment of managing Area Command at the Kentucky National Guard Armory in Hazard in support of the counties that were affected by the devastating flooding in Eastern Kentucky.

The team was relieved Friday by the Central Kentucky IMT Team.

Members have demobilized and arrived back in Northern Kentucky safely this afternoon. Great work was done by this outstanding team of professionals.

Members represent the following agencies:

• Campbell County Office of Emergency Management
Campbell County Fiscal Court

• Kenton County Homeland Security Emergency Management

• Kenton County Public Works

• Boone County KY Emergency Management
Covington Fire Department
Florence Fire/EMS Department
Butler County Sheriff’s Office – Ohio

• Scott County Emergency Management

• Burlington Fire Department

• Fort Mitchell Fire Department

• Grant County Emergency Management
Pendleton County Emergency Management
• Kentucky Department for Public Health
Kenton County Police Department

• Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International CVG Airport Fire Department

• Winchester Fire Department

• Anderson County EMS/EMA

• Kenton County – Government
Woodford County Emergency Management (KY)
The team was requested to deploy by the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM) Headquarters at the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) in Frankfort.

In other flooding news:

There are now 37 confirmed fatalities in five counties, and KSP reports there are two still persons still being saturated. This number is fluid and reflects only reports made to SAP.

Slow-moving thunderstorms could lead to heavy rainfall and isolated scattered instances of flash flooding in Eastern Kentucky. More fain is forecast through next week.

There are still power outages and water outages.

KYTC has deemed 25 bridges to be impassable.

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