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Monterey Team Continues Response To Livingston Storm Cleanup

The Tennessee Disaster Response Team from Monterey continuing cleanup efforts in Livingston Wednesday morning after the micro-burst storm almost two-weeks ago.

Team Leader Ken Hall said the response marks the third day. This time for two properties on Jamestown Highway.

“I’ve teasingly called it the disaster that no one knew about,” Hall said. “As soon as we heard about it, we got a team together and went down there and worked two days and cleared 15 properties.”

Hall said the work has mainly been focused on debris and tree removal. Hall said after Wednesday, his team will have cleared 17 properties through the means of chain saws and tractors.

“The two houses we are going to are two elderly men who are unable to clean it themselves,” Hall said. “One property has a tree on the house, so we will go see what we can do.”

Hall said his team will meet at the Livingston Tractor Supply Company at 8:00 a.m. Hall said the plan is to finish work at the two houses by noon.

Hall said it is hard to tell how much work remains. Hall said the team thought they completed their work last week but received more calls for help Monday. Mayor Curtis Hayes estimated about $2 million worth of damage in total.