Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Local News

January 6, 2014

Emergency shelter opened in Mercer County due to extreme cold

— — An emergency shelter has been opened at the Princeton Rescue Squad due to the extreme cold outside, according to the Mercer County 911 Communications Center.

Additional shelters will be opened as needed.

Mercer County 911 contacts the Bluefield Salvation Army if people need shelter from the cold, said Captain Jerry Lester.

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