City departments pick up after storms

City departments pick up after storms
(Source: KAIT)
(Source: KAIT)

WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) - The winds on Sunday night caused damage to Walnut Ridge.

Now, the town is working to clean up.

Walnut Ridge Mayor Charles Snapp said everyone is pitching in to clean up after the storm.

The Walnut Ridge Fire Department and the city road department spent the last several weeks, helping with drainage issues cleaning up after past storms. The departments spent Monday cleaning up more damage.

The fire department worked throughout Sunday night cleaning up limbs and downed trees out of the road.

"Last night we had trees blown down on the streets, and we had a call of wires slapping together and sparking," firefighter Zach Smith said.

The fire department also went out to make sure there was no major damage. The department said it is all part of their job in keeping citizens safe.

Snapp said he is proud of the effort of the departments and is also thankful for a city that always helps out one another.

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