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Reports of flooding, damage and road closures: ST. MARTIN PARISH

If anyone in the Breaux Bridge, Henderson, Parks, Cecilia or St. Martinville areas of upper St. Martin Parish received water inside their home as a result of the flooding that occurred this morning, they are asked to please report it to the St. Martin Parish Office Of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness by calling (337) 394-2808.

Breaux Bridge Churh

The St. Martin Parish Water System for Catahoula is issuing a boil water advisory, effective immediately.

Deputies are urging residents to be cautious and mindful of snakes and other wildlife that may seek refuge from the flood water near homes and businesses.

Roads with standing water in St. Martin Parish:
Doyle Melancon
Bordelon Road
Melvin Dupuis
Cecilia H.S. Road
Grand Point Road (near Webster’s)
Will Angelle
Alcide Bonin

Cecilia, From Robyn Scrantz

Breaux Bridge advisories:
The chief says everyone should the following streets: Main Street, Berard Street, Courthouse Street, West Bridge Street near City Hall, Van Buren Street, Baldwin Street, Hollier Road, Pierre Street Ophelia Street, Agnes Street, all Streets in North Bridge Subdivision, St. Charles Street, 6th Street.

Henderson roundabout

Closures:
St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Administrative Offices

Sandbags:

Beginning at 1:00 p.m. this afternoon until 5:00 p.m., sandbags will be available to St. Martin Parish residents at Ruth Barn located on 1035C Ruth Bridge Hwy between Breaux Bridge and Parks. Please be prepared to fill your own sandbags.

Available in Breaux Bridge at the Public Works Annex (old DOTD site) at the western end of Refinery Street (off of Berard Street). They are all filled, and you will get help loading.

Henderson, From Tisa Knott

Video of Auguillard Road in Breaux Bridge flooding from Jenny Sue Treinen

Photo shows Heberts Market’s Parking Lot flooded.

Letitia Walker

Letitia Walker

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