Easter storm debris removal started in JDC

Published 10:34 am Wednesday, May 13, 2020

The Jefferson Davis County Board of Supervisors has hired M.G. Dyess and partner Looks Great Tree Service to begin debris removal in the county caused by the tornadoes on Easter Sunday.

In an effort to expedite the debris removal process, those affected should follow a list of rules and guidelines provided by FEMA and MEMA.

Debris should be placed curbside, but should not block roadway.

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Placing debris near or on trees, poles or other structuresmakes removal difficulat. This indludes fire hydrants and meters.

Debris should be separated into the following six categories:

•Electronics such as televisions, stereos, computers, phones and DVD players.

•Large appliances such as refirgerators, washers, dryers, air conditioners, stoves, water heaters and dish washers. Please seal and secure all appliance doors.

•Hazardous waste such as oils, batteries, paint, cleaning supplies and compressed gas.

•Vegetative debris such as tree branches, leaves, logs and plants.

•Construction debris such as building materials, drywall, lumber, carpet, plumbing and furniture.

•Household garbage such as bagged garbage, discarded food, paper and packaging.

For more information, visit www.disasterassistance.gov.