Allen County Commissioners Declare State of Emergency

By Megan Trent

Credit: Jeff Neumeyer

Allen County Commissioners Declare State of Emergency

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July 3, 2012 Updated Jul 3, 2012 at 1:53 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Allen County Commissioners have declared a state of emergency, officially beginning the process of seeking federal disaster assistance.

Commissioner Nelson Peters says local damage would have to total more than $1.2 million and state damages would have to total more than $7 million to qualify for federal reimbursement, but he's confident Allen County will meet those requirements.




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