Harrisburg, IL Tornado Disaster & Recovery Information

CHICAGO–(ENEWSPF)–February 29, 2012.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to the thousands of people in Southern Illinois, and throughout the Midwest, who experienced the devastation and destruction brought on by this morning’s storms. The Office of Senator Kirk expresses deep appreciation and tremendous gratitude for the hundreds of emergency response personnel and volunteers who have taken rescue and cleanup efforts upon themselves. We are working closely with the members of the Illinois delegation, will be following all future developments, and stand ready to do anything we can to assist in this difficult time.

County emergency managers in the area:

Saline – Alan Ninness 618-252-3732

Gallatin – Steve Galt 618-269-3040

Pope – Chris Hahn 618-683-4321 (Sheriff’s Dept.)

Hardin – James Kevin Carman 618-2271 (Sheriff’s Dept.)

Johnson – Jim Haney 618-658-8331

Massac – Larry Douglas 618-522-1234

Williamson – Steve Land 618-998-2123

Illinois Emergency Management Agency Region 11 Headquarters in Marion 618-997-5847

Little Egypt Network, American Red Cross 618-529-1525 or www.redcrosslittleegypt.org

To report downed power lines:

Ameren 1-800-755-5000

Southeastern Illinois Electric Co-op 1-877-399-8405

Shelters:

First Baptist Church: 204 N. Main Street, 618-252-7491

First United Methodist Church: 122 W. Poplar Street, 618-253-7023

Source: kirk.senate.gov