City crews working to clear storm debris
Upper Arlington crews worked began work over the weekend to clear debris left by the severe storm that swept through central Ohio on Friday, June 29.
According to a release from the city, first efforts went to clear downed trees and limbs that are blocking roads or are considered a safety risk.
The city will collect, at no charge, any fallen tree limbs, branches, leaves or other storm debris that residents can bring safely to the side of the curb. Debris should not be put in the street.
The city also offered these tips:
Do not burn storm debris in your yard.
Use 911 only for emergencies.
If you are without power, use extreme caution if you are using candles as a light source.
Treat disabled traffic signals as four-way stops.
Check the city’s website early the week of July 2 for an update on Upper Arlington’s cleanup efforts and plans for continuing cleanup assistance.
Residents’ questions about the Upper Arlington’s cleanup assistance efforts over the weekend can be directed to the Police Communications non-emergency line at 583-5410.
Downed power lines can be reported to AEP Ohio by calling 800-277-2177 or visiting www.aepohio.com.
Residents are warned to stay away from downed lines.