MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – Nearly 24 hours after torrential rain caused flash flooding in Manitou Springs, the town spent Tuesday cleaning up.
Tammy Leonard captured the raging water flowing right into town causing a muddy mess a day later.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
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Employees at stores like Patsy’s Candies broke out the shovels and mops.
“Since we have so many people out here, I mean, it’s going fairly quick, but at the same time, it is a process just because there’s so much to do. I don’t think anybody is really open today either because we’re just trying to get it back,” said Cohl Niksanen.MORE NEWS: COVID In Denver: School District & Denver Health Host First Of Several Mass Vaccination Events For Students
The city has engineers assessing damage to bridges and other infrastructure.