WATERBURY, CT 17 September 2005 -091705BZ15- The lower garage at Jake's Auto Body and Painting Works, Inc. on Meadow Street was flooded after heavy rain soaked the area Saturday afternoon. Speaking of the destruction to the garage David DiMichele (CQ), V.P. of Jake's, said "What are you gonna do? That's mother nature, nobody can control it...today she roared."
DiMichele said at least 9 vehicles, several welders, 2 air compressors, frame straightening machines, and thousands of dollars of other equipment and tools were ruined.
Jamison C. Bazinet / Republican-American