August 27, 2014
Fernley city officials say three homes have been deemed uninhabitable because of damage from a broken irrigation canal that flooded a neighborhood on Jan. 5.
The city released maps late Monday detailing what inspectors found.
The three homes determined to have major damage making them unsafe were tagged red.
Another 122 had minor damage indicating possible safety hazards and were tagged yellows.
Remaining homes were tagged green, meaning there was no apparent
safety hazard found.
Meanwhile, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has registered 261 applicants as of Tuesday.
Hannah Vick, a FEMA spokeswoman, said the agency is assisting up to 50 people a day and has so far approved $1.4 million in assistance.