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Salvation Army still cleaning up after storm
Two to five inches of rain fell in just a couple hours leaving behind flooded roads an dhomes
by WKSU's MARK URYCKI
and KABIR BHATIA


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Mark Urycki
 
The Green Fire Department launches a boat on Wooster Ave.
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The cleanup continues in Northeast Ohio after Wednesday’s storm drenched the region with two to five inches of rain in just a couple hours.  In Barberton, Salvation Army Lieutenant Brad Moore says his agency is providing buses to take people to an Akron Red Cross facility.

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"Multiple streets in Barberton have been evacuating people from their homes.  The mayor’s office is trying to get hold of flood clean-up kits.  The citizens of Barberton just want to find out what’s going on and have a place to stay.”

The cleanup kits include bleach, detergent, mops and gloves. Moore says the Salvation Army is also providing free meals and daytime shelter for people who have been evacuated.  
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