Local courthouse damaged by flooding

August 12, 2009 6:22:31 PM PDT
The heavy rains have caused major damage at the Cumberland County Courthouse.Action News has learned that due Wednesday's rainfall, up to 4 feet of water entered the basement of the courthouse.

The building houses the Cumberland County Sheriff's Department, among other offices.

Damage has been reported to records and other properties within the courthouse.

The Cumberland County House, located at Broad and Fayette Streets in Bridgeton, will be closed Thursday due to the flooding.