5:03 PM EDT, July 16, 2012
ROANOKE CO., Va.
Nearly two-weeks after massive storms left trees down and people without power, brush can still be seen in neighborhoods throughout the viewing area.
In Roanoke County, one neighborhood has debris on just about every corner.
They're really piling up!
The reason, says the county, is because it alternates between an "A" and "B" week schedule.
After two-weeks, it just finished the "A" neighbors and is finally getting to the "B's."
"The "A" week we were really slammed, it took us 6-days to collect one route, which is ordinarily collected on Thursday of A week. It took us 6-days and that includes work on the Fourth of July, we worked Saturday before last, we worked this Saturday. It has been mind boggling," explains Roanoke County Director of General Services Anne Marie Green.
At this point, the county has collected about one-thousand TONS of brush and debris and there's still more to go.
The county is hoping FEMA declares a state of emergency so that it might get reimbursed for the clean up.
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