Call lines open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday

City of Fort Wayne officials are calling on all homeowners who experienced any type of property damage from this week'€™s flood to call the Indiana Department of Homeland Security.

These calls will help state and federal officials determine the full scope of damage from the recent flooding and aid in any possible requests for federal disaster relief.

The Homeland Security Department'€™s toll-free number is (866) 210-1925. The department's call center is open regular business hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

All flood- and water-related damage, including flooded basements, should be reported, said Public Works Director Bob Kennedy.

“We need homeowners and property owners'€™ help in assessing the damage, especially in most effected areas,” Kennedy said. “Please call the Homeland Security Department this week to report any damage to your home or business.”

Other flood-related questions should be directed to the City'€™s 311 Call Center, which is open 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.