BUTLER, Pa. (KDKA) — The rain brought flooding to Butler County.
It all started with heavy rain on Wednesday morning, with the rain growing in intensity throughout the day.READ MORE: Consumer Alert Issued For Italian Village Pizza/Shake Shop In Pleasant Hills
It led to multiple fire departments responding, and a car got stuck on a flooded road.
Marsha Rapone lives on West Brady Street, an area prone to flooding because it’s one of the lowest locations in the city.READ MORE: Police: 2 Young Kids Critically Hurt In Quadruple Shooting
“I came down here and turned my pump on and it just poured and poured and poured,” Rapone said. “There are some lower spots in the basement that still I haven’t swept through.”
Rapone’s neighbor, Bryan Kendrick, is frustrated by the reoccurring flooding due to the accumulation of debris in nearby creeks. He feels clearing the streams would help with the problem.
“They are not doing anything about the problem,” Kendrick said.MORE NEWS: FBI Warns Graduates Not To Post Senior Picture And Name Of High School To Avoid Potential Scams
Butler Mayor Ben Smith said that the city has been working on the area for 20 years, and a state project is in bidding right now to get it cleaned up.