Residents wake up to challenges from Monday night's flooding
GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- Power outages and flooding scattered Green Bay’s east side after heavy rain came down Monday night.
As residents in the area woke up Tuesday morning, they were still dealing with problems from the evening rainfall.
Green Bay Fire says it helped evacuate 100 people and assisted about 50 people from vehicles stranded in flooded streets throughout the city Monday night.
While crews were out evacuating residents, Fire Station 5 on Finger Road sustained major flooding and is now deemed inhabitable.
Green Bay Fire says although the building will be closed, possibly for several weeks for repairs, crews will remain in the area and will be able to provide emergency assistance to residents of that neighborhood.
While the water has receded in many areas like East Mason and Main Street, cars were left abandoned in parking lots.
For most of the morning, a section of Monroe Road in Bellevue was closed due to flooding.
People were re-routed to avoid the high standing water.
Over at Bay Manor Apartments on Bader Street, 72 residents were left displaced from flooding.
The American Red Cross is assisting them at Celebration Church on Humboldt Road.
As of Tuesday afternoon, 60 of those people are still staying at the church.
There is no timeline for when residents can return back to the apartments.
In rural Brown County, a portion of County Highway X at County Highway G in Glenmore is closed after it was damaged by heavy rain.
The city of Green Bay is offering free bulk waste collection now through Sept. 25 for affected residents.
City officials are also offering some tips to those who received tremendous amounts of rain Monday night: