Flooding Downriver Algonac Area

Homeland Security and St. Clair County Emergency Management Director Jeff Friedland reported to WGRT that there is minor flooding due to an ice jam, downriver in the Algonac area.  Friedland says one cutter is working, as of this writing (1:20 p.m. January 21), and two more are on their way to the area.  Emergency Management along with the U.S. Coast Guard are monitoring the situation as the cutter works.   Friedland further stated that if anyone is experiencing an emergency situation, to please call 9-1-1, as, the Emergency Management offices are closed today  in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and the offices are closed.