BRISTOL, Pa. (CBS) – Gov. Tom Wolf spent his Friday afternoon in the Philadelphia region. He got a look at the damage left behind, by Monday’s devastating flooding in Bucks County. This as the cleanup continues in some of the hardest-hit areas.
Wolf was in Bristol to talk about CHIRP funding, that’s the state’s COVID recovery program for restaurants.READ MORE: Realmuto, Segura Help Phillies Rally To 7-5 Win Vs. Nats
He then surveyed damage caused by Monday’s flood in Bristol and Andalusia.
There’s been severe damage to homes and vehicles all across Bucks County and Northeast Philly.READ MORE: EXCLUSIVE: Casey Johnston's Parents Speaks Out After Missing Daughter's Body Found
Bucks County commissioners signed a declaration of disaster emergency on Thursday, while state Representative Martina White penned a letter to Gov. Wolf and Mayor Jim Kenney, asking for an emergency declaration in Northeast Philly.
Hundreds of families have turned to the Red Cross and Office of Emergency Management for assistance.MORE NEWS: New Jersey Requiring All Employees In 'Certain' Healthcare Facilities Get COVID-19 Vaccine Or Regular Testing By Early September
Meanwhile, residents and officials are hoping Wolf will have more answers on when – and if – badly needed storm relief funds will be on the way.