Experts can help save heirlooms damaged in Kentucky flooding

Published: Aug. 16, 2022 at 7:25 AM EDT
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP/WYMT) - Experts who are visiting disaster centers in Kentucky can help people whose heirlooms and keepsakes were damaged in recent flooding.

Federal Emergency Management Agency officials said experts from the Heritage Emergency National Task Force may be able to help save photos, artwork, quilts, important documents and other items.

Experts from Heritage Emergency National Task Force are visiting these locations:

  • Breathitt County: Breathitt County Library –1024 College Avenue, Jackson, KY 41339
    Hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 22 to Aug. 25
  • Clay County: Clay County Community Center– 311 Highway 638, Manchester, KY 40962
    Hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 23 to Aug. 25
  • Letcher County: Letcher County Recreation Center – 1505 Jenkins Rd, Whitesburg, KY 41858
    Hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 23 to Aug. 25

Officials said the experts will discuss how to handle, dry and clean the items, and can provide information about personal safety during the restoration process.

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