Rescues, curfew in place as ‘superstorm’ swamps Virginia’s Chincoteague Island

Photobucket Pictures, Images and PhotosCHINCOTEAGUE, Va. — Emergency officials on Chincoteague Island have ordered a curfew as Hurricane Sandy flooded streets, prompting several rescues.

The island has no shelters and no way off after closure of the 5-mile causeway to the mainland. The island’s emergency planning coordinator said Monday that no one is allowed on the streets except emergency personnel.

Rest of Article: The Washington Post.

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2 Responses to Rescues, curfew in place as ‘superstorm’ swamps Virginia’s Chincoteague Island

  1. Mc says:

    My friend lives there and she sent me a pic of her fishing from her window:P

    Sage Reply:

    Wow – if you want to share it you can send it to me via the contact form. I’ll be happy to post it.

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