MetroSafe http://wfpl.org en Cleanup Underway in Flood-Stricken Areas of Louisville http://wfpl.org/post/cleanup-underway-flood-stricken-areas-louisville <p>Some Louisville-area residents have begun assessing and cleaning up flood damage to homes and other property. Authorities say six inches of rain fell on parts of the city over the weekend, prompting dozens of evacuations and rescues from flash flooding in low-lying areas, mainly in south-central Louisville.</p><p>MetroSafe officials say they helped more than 80 people escape water that was waist-deep in spots. Some evacuees took shelter at Atherton High School and others in a church.</p><p>There were no reports of injuries.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 00:41:35 +0000 Rick Howlett & Associated Press 7119 at http://wfpl.org Cleanup Underway in Flood-Stricken Areas of Louisville Fire, Evacuation at Train Derailment Site Endure http://wfpl.org/post/fire-evacuation-train-derailment-site-endure <p><em>For updates on Friday regarding the train derailment in southwestern Jefferson County, go <a href="http://www.wfpl.org/post/100-plus-people-affected-train-derailment-get-compensation">here.</a></em></p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 11:37:55 +0000 Joseph Lord & Erica Peterson 2275 at http://wfpl.org Fire, Evacuation at Train Derailment Site Endure