FEMA substantial damage assessments begin

FEMA application (Source: KPLC)
FEMA application (Source: KPLC)
Published: Nov. 17, 2020 at 11:58 AM CST
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LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - FEMA contractors will be in Lake Charles for the next two weeks to perform assessments on residential and non-residential buildings that received substantial damage.

Inspections will be taking place Monday - Saturday from 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

FEMA contractors will be wearing a visible photo badge that identifies them and will also have a signed letter from the City of Lake Charles to provide to property owners. Contractors will not be entering structures and will be wearing masks due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Inspections will take about 30 minutes for residential properties and up to 90 minutes for non-residential buildings.

For more information on the inspection process, residents can call 337-491-1542, Monday - Friday, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

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