MOUNT VERNON — Water is available for Knox County residents who remain without running water due to the widespread power outage.
Agencies distributing water have agreed to remain open throughout the rest of the week, during the times listed below, until power is restored in all areas. Since many of these agencies are fire departments, should residents arrive and no one is there, they are asked to either return at a later time or visit one of the other sites.
Water is being distributed at these sites: •Bladensburg Fire Department, 3790 Market St. in Bladensburg and 187 Market St. in Martinsburg., from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. •College Township Fire Department, 102 E. Brooklyn St., Gambier, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. •Eastern Ohio Joint Fire Station, 23059 Coshocton Road, in Howard, and 7 W. Walnut St. in Danville, from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. •Fredericktown EMS, 122 Columbus Rd., Fredericktown, from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. In Mount Vernon: •Mount Vernon Fire Station, 200 W. Gambier St., from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. •The Salvation Army, 206 E. Ohio Ave., Mount Vernon, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. •Utica Fire/EMS, 22 Spring St., from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. For those in need of large quantities of water for family use, as well as for pets and livestock, the Mount Vernon Fire Department, 200 W. Gambier St., has spigots hooked up to a fire hydrant to fill gallon jugs or larger containers of water.