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Assistance is available

Jul. 04, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Here is a list of assistance offered to those without power:

Disposal of tree limbs/food

HUNTINGTON: The city of Huntington is accepting debris, spoiled food and tree limbs from the storm from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the City Garage: 419 2nd Ave.

WAYNE COUNTY: The Wayne County Commission has arranged for three Dumpsters at three locations for food disposal. Dumpsters are at Fort Gay Town Hall, Dunlow Presbyterian Church and East Lynn Volunter Fire Department.

Comfort stations

These locations provide a temporary break, if needed:

BEARD MORTUARY: 3001 3rd Ave., Huntington. For more information, call 304-522-8253.

LAVALETTE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: W.Va. 152 in Lavalette. Open from noon to 8 p.m. For more information, call 304-523-5931.

PEA RIDGE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: 5747 East Pea Ridge Road, Huntington, will provide comfort station providing food, recharging in air conditioning from 4 to 8 p.m. through Friday. Also will have Fourth of July celebration on Wednesday with view of the Barboursville fireworks.

LINCOLN PRIMARY CARE CENTER: The center, 7400 Lynn Ave., Hamlin, is serving as a cooling station from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. for those affected by power outages in Lincoln County. Medical care will be provided by Lincoln Primary Care's W.E.L.L. Center. For more information, call 304-824-5806.

COX LANDING UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: 5995 Cox Landing Road, Lesage, will be open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily through Friday.

TENTH AVENUE CHURCH OF GOD: 10th Avenue and 23rd Street. Open from 1-8 p.m. through Friday, providing drinks, snacks, movies and a charging area in an air-conditioned environment. For more information, call 304-522-7160.

SOUTH POINT, OHIO, FIRE STATION: 104 Eisenhower St. The cooling station offers drinking water, air conditioning, a place to charge electronics and a place for a shower. Visitors much provide their own toiletries, towels and chargers. The fire department will provide this service from 1-7 p.m. through Wednesday, July 4.


These are places to stay overnight, if needed:

ONA VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT: 2900 Howells Mill Road. (Open around the clock.)

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF IRONTON: 400 Vernon St. will serve as a daytime cooling center and a nighttime shelter through Thursday, July 5.

CHESAPEAKE NAZARENE CHURCH: 817 3rd Ave. will serve as a daytime cooling center and a nighttime shelter until power is restored. For information, call 304-730-1263.


Individuals need to bring their own containers for water.

HUNTINGTON: For Cabell County customers without water: KineticPark Drive off of Hal Greer Boulevard/Troy Brown Highway (adjacent to Bob Evans).

SALT ROCK: Salt Rock Fire Department at 5512 W.Va. 10 in Salt Rock.

WAYNE COUNTY: Wayne County has water available at Prichard Volunteer Fire Department, Dunlow Presbyterian Church, Wayne Volunteer Fire Department and Fort Gay Town Hall. This water is for those who have had no power and no water supply.

To add a cooling station or shelter, email the information to news@herald-dispatch.com with the subject COOLING STATION.