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Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner and other leaders toured flood damage victims in Webbers Falls

Posted at 12:16 PM, Jun 04, 2019

WEBBERS FALLS, Okla. — On Tuesday morning, Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Glen Mulready paid a visit to the town of Webbers Falls, one of the hardest hit areas by recent floodwaters.

He met with families affected and gave some tips for those who don't have any flood insurance.

"They may think there's no insurance claim, but for emergency management purposes, we need that reported in," said Mulready.

He said any flood victims should fill out a damage report online or call 211 for any help.

The Muskogee County Emergency Management Director Jeff Smith and Representatives from Districts 14 and 15 were also on the tour.

The mayor of Webbers Falls said there could be at least a couple hundred homes affected, while the number stands at about 2,000 for Muskogee County.

Emergency Management Director Smith said one of the biggest problems being reported are snakes and other pests-sightings inside homes.

Officials warn to be cautious before going inside a flooded area and start to clean up.

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