Stanleytown Health and Rehab Center sees flooding after heavy rainfall in Henry County

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HENRY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – Stanleytown Health and Rehab Center in Henry County was one of several buildings impacted by Sunday’s flash flooding.

According to Chief Junior Lynch with the Bassett Volunteer Fire Department, crews were called for a flood assessment just after 7:45 p.m. on Sunday, May 24. Crews found about four inches of water in the building and diverted several crews to the scene.

They moved residents to drier sections of the building to keep them safe. The center has about 94 patients and most of these patients are bedridden.

At this time the water has receded. There is still about half an inch deep of water in the building. None of the residents have been taken out of the building at this time.

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