Orange County unveils online reporting tool for residents to report damage related to Hurricane Florence

ORANGE COUNTY (Sept. 13, 2018) -- Orange County Emergency Services has a new online tool for residents to report damage related to Hurricane Florence.

The damage assessment form is linked with the county's GIS software, enabling Emergency Services to map reported incidents. This information will help officials identify areas of damage.

Residents can use the tool to report floods, downed trees or downed power lines and other damage. The form includes an option for a resident to submit a photo of the damage.

If the hazard presents a danger to public safety, residents are urged to report the problem through 9-1-1.