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Flooded Fort Dodge Homeowners learn more about repairs

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FORT DODGE (KWWL) -- Some people who live in Fort Dodge whose homes flooded last month are learning they now face a flood of red tape as they start repairs.

In February, ice jams forced the Des Moines river out of its banks in Fort Dodge.

A spokesman for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources told homeowners, repairs will be dictated by the national flood insurance program.

Homes that suffered significant damage may have to be elevated. That could included putting a home on stilts

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