Shelby, Mansfield Suffer Flooding


Flooding in Shelby on July 9, 2013.

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SHELBY, Ohio — The view from SkyFOX Tuesday showed how severe flooding was in Shelby.

Many streets were impassable because of excess water.

Main Street in downtown was impacted, as were Tucker, Mickey and State streets in residential areas.

No rescues were conducted.

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Mansfield also suffered flooding, but the water receded by late morning and left behind a muddy trail.

Police dispatchers confirmed the downtown area was under water initially, with the hardest-hit location around Sixth Street.

No injures were reported.

The Richland County Sheriff added a number of rural roads were closed in the county because of flooding.

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