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OHSEP lays out parish emergency plan


Flash flooding stranded cars through out the area. A Gordon’s wrecker driver prepares to pull a stranded driver out of the waters along Highway 531 Wednesday morning. Bruce Franklin/Press-Herald

An emergency operations plan is a required plan for each of the 64 parishes in Louisiana, and Webster Parish is no different.

The Webster Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness has a copy of its plan online, on the police jury’s website and is in the two main branches of the Webster Parish Library in Minden and Springhill. Webster OHSEP Director Jenny Reynolds says the plan outlines what possible hazards or disasters are common in the parish and the plan to handle them.

“Every community and every parish faces hazards of some kind,” she said. “Most people do not give