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Ellettsville residents still assessing damage after flood

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ELLETTSVILLE, Ind. -

Residents of a southern Indiana town whose homes were recently swamped by floodwaters spent Christmas with relatives as they continue assessing the damage to their homes.

The Monroe County town of Ellettsville was hit two weeks ago by flooding after a massive storm system dumped several inches of rain on the area.

Ellettsville residents Dave and Mandy Hancock and their two children fled their home about 10 miles northwest of Bloomington when it was swamped by floodwaters.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has told them it will replace the flooring, trim, and ductwork beneath their 1923 bungalow house.

But Mandy Hancock tells The Herald-Times she and her husband now face "tough choices" because FEMA says it won't be able to help them replace their home's sagging floor joists.

Information from: The Herald Times 

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