Donation center for storm victims to close Saturday in Estill County

IRVINE, Ky. (WTVQ) – The donation drop-off center for storm victims in Estill County will close at the end of the day Saturday, March 4, according to emergency management officials.

The center’s greatest need right now is disposable plates, bowls, cups, forks and spoons, according to officials.

The center is located at Christian Worship Center at 105 Broadway Street in Irvine. It will be open Saturday, March 4, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Damage assessments will continue over the weekend. Any Estill County resident who has damage to their property is asked to contact emergency management at 606-723-6533.

Clean-up teams will be out Saturday helping with debris removal.

People who have already started cleaning up are asked to move the storm debris to the curb for Saturday pickup.

If you live out in the county and need assistance with debris removal, call 606-723-6533 or message Estill County Emergency Management on Facebook so officials can send a crew to you.

If you want to volunteer with a clean-up crew, please register at the Ravenna National Guard Armory between 9:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to be assigned to a crew.

All electricity has been restored throughout the county, according to emergency management.

Here are the preliminary damage statistics:

-18 homes destroyed

-175 homes damaged (24 with major damage)

The emergency shelter at Estill Springs Elementary School remains open for storm victims.

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