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State Emergency Operations Having Busy Spell

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RALEIGH — As the remnants of Danny moved into NorthCarolina, the state's Emergency Operations Center cranked up to help.

Most of the requests for help, so far, have come in from theCharlotte area where heavy rain caused serious flood damage Wednesday.

After the rain ended in the Triangle Wednesday morning, there were norequests for help from Wake and surrounding counties, but damageassessment teams may check around the state tomorrow to decidewhether outside help is needed.

Eric Tobert, Director of North Carolina Emergency Management says if thestate is unable to take care of damages on its own, the next step would begetting FEMA assessment teams on the job.

Emergency personnel monitored Crabtree Creek and flooded roadsthroughout Thursday morning.

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