Cleanup underway in Cedar City after flooding causes extensive damage

Cleanup is underway in Cedar City Tuesday morning, after flash floods Monday afternoon destroyed several parts of town– leading the mayor to declare a State of Emergency.

Everyone in the basement apartments of University West Apartments lost everything they own, after the flood waters reached several feet high.

One person said they were home when they noticed water coming through the door. As she went to grab belongings super quickly to acquire out, she said the water broke open the door, and knocked her over. She escaped in her pajamas with no shoes, and no other belongings.

Another person said people were crawling out the windows of the basement apartments to escape to safety.


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