NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Division of Emergency Management (ADEM) activated to Level I (Full Activation) Aug. 27 in response to Hurricane/Tropical Storm Laura. The following is a list of damages that has been reported to ADEM.

Ashley County – At least one home sustained damage. Several roads were blocked at times due to debris.

Bradley County – Three homes and 70 utilities were damaged.

Calhoun County – One home and one utility sustained damage. At least one road was closed due to downed trees and power lines.

Clark County – Multiple trees and power lines down across the county resulting in significant power outages.

Cleburne County – At least one property sustained damage.

Cleveland County – At least five homes were damaged.

Craighead County – Refuge Baptist Church in Lake City had three buildings sustain damage. At least four homes in Egypt and two homes in Goobertown sustained various amounts of damage.

Cross County – Downed trees across the county. The city of Hickory Ridge sustained damage to several city buildings.

Drew County – Downed trees forced at least one road closure.

Faulkner County – Downed trees across the county. Several roads were blocked due to fallen trees or high water levels.

Hempstead County – Multiple trees and power lines down across the county.

Hot Spring County – Multiple roads closed due to downed trees.

Lafayette County – Downed power lines forced at least one road closure.

Lawrence County – Downed power lines forced at least one road closure.

Lee County – At least one road was washed out due to rain.

Nevada County – Multiple trees and power lines down across the county.

Ouachita County – County sustained widespread damage primarily from fallen trees. One home was damaged. Multiple power lines down across the county. A city building in Camden sustained roof damage. Approximately 30-35 roads were closed at some point in time during the storm due to fallen trees.

Randolph County – At least one home sustained damage.

Saline County – High water levels forced at least one road closure. At least one business sustained damage to a building. Several units flooded at the Chapel Ridge Apartment Complex in Benton resulting in several residents being displaced.

Sharp County – A home in Evening Shade sustained damage. Multiple trees were downed across the county. A downed power pole was caught on fire; the fire was extinguished.

Woodruff County – Multiple trees and power lines down across the county.

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