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Middlebury Emergency Shelter Info: Hurricane Sandy Edition [UPDATE]

Due to the Hurricane Sandy forecast, Middlebury police released the following Robocall message on Sunday, Oct. 28, regarding emergency shelters.

 

Update, 7:24 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28

Pomperaug High School will open as a shelter at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, and stay open as long as needed.

Shepardson Community Center will be used as a warming and charging center from the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily and that will continue as needed.

The Middlebury Police advise people to use caution when using generators, especially when fueling them, and remind people that the 911 system is for emergencies only.

Transportation to a shelter or warming and charging station can be made by calling the Police Department at 203-577-4028.
               
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See also: Hurricane Sandy News Center for Middlebury and Woodbury, a central spot for Woodbury-Middlebury Patch's coverage of the expected storm. You can bookmark the page and quickly find all of our coverage, organized to help you get to it quicker and easier.

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Original article:

Emergency shelter information for Middlebury residents is as follows.

  • Middlebury Volunteer Fire Department, 65 Tucker Hill Rd. Open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29.
  • Shepardson Community Center: Open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29.
  • Pomperaug High School: 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29. Open as a full shelter.

Police remind residents to stay away from downed power lines and trees and use caution when operating a generator.

To sign up for emergency notifications from the state of Connecticut, you may visit the CT Alert website.

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