Senior Citizen's of Kodiak Incorporated was in the news for receiving
state-wide recognition for their services. This week the organization is
dealing with flood damage from a broken sprinkler system at the Senior Center.
Director Pat Branson described what happened last Saturday when Kodiak
temperatures dipped down to single digits:
-- (Senior Sprinkler 1 "Well last week ...
wasn't a fire.")
went on to describe the extent of the damage.
-- (Senior Sprinkler 2 "The water damage
... we're working.")
She said an
outpouring of support by local businesses and agencies helped turn the
-- (Senior Sprinkler 3 "We had
the ... on my office.")
choosing to look at the positive side of the sprinkler situation. She said that
insurance will probably cover the repairs.
-- (Senior Sprinkler 4 "Well, as my ...
provide our programs.")
The source of the problem was a
five-by-five inch T-shaped pipe that was insulated, but burst as a result of
the low temperatures. The dollar figure for the damage is not yet known.