Arizona State Senator to Visit Duncan and Offer Help to Town After Massive Flooding

Arizona Sen. David Gowen (R-Sierra Vista) will visit the small town of Duncan in Greenlee County, which recently suffered from heavy flooding, to offer residents help and find solutions to prevent this kind of damage from occurring again in the future.

“I am thankful that no lives were lost during what must have been a terrifying experience and appreciate the assistance of local law enforcement, first responders and the neighbors that banded together to help each other out during this time of crisis,” Gowen said in a press release. “I look forward to visiting Duncan to serve as needed in the coming days.”

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Gila River Overflow Causes Evacuations in Eastern Arizona

Parts of a small town in Greenlee County are underwater and largely vacant after heavy monsoon rains caused the Gila River to overflow into flood-prone areas. 

The town of Duncan, Arizona, saw an emergency mass evacuation order early Monday morning after parts of the river spilled into State Route 70 in the center of town. 

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