Storm Damage in Hot Springs County to exceed $1 Million

Written by on July 11, 2019

The Thermopolis Independent Record reports that costs associated with damage left in the wake of a July 1st hail and wind storm will exceed $1 million dollars.
Contractors, automotive, and roofing businesses are flocking to Thermopolis to help us repair. Many have set up temporary business locations in town to better serve the community.
Local businesses are also scrambling to repair the seemingly endless amount of damage.
Initial estimates put damages well over a million dollars–unlike anything seen in Hot Springs County in decades.
Per the article–The current situation has some citizens wondering why the Federal Emergency Management Agency hasn’t stepped in to offer help.
The answer is that FEMA steps in when uninsured damage exceeds one million dollars–most damaged businesses, properties and vehicles were insured.
The storm left a wake of damage behind–but no injuries or deaths were reported as a result of the July 1st storm.

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