McAteer praises emergency services during floods

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Monday, November 17th, 2014
SDLP Newry councillor Kevin McAteer has praised the emergency services during the recently flooding that hit newry. Speaking to Newry Times, McAteer said, “The local emergency services have been fantastic in responding quickly to help those affected by the recent floods and ensuring that no-one has been seriously injured as a result.” Councillor McAteer spoke after many roads such as Bridge Street and the Ballyholland Road were closed due to major flooding. Urging the local community to exercise caution, SDLP Councillor Kevin McAteer said, “Can I ask those who encounter any flooding to be careful and if they can please report it and it will be dealt with as soon as possible. “I myself spent my time on Thursday taking many calls from concerned residents in Newry and reporting many floods that were responded to very quickly by the emergency services and also the roads service and I would like to thank them for that.”
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