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Coast Guard continues assisting in flood rescues

Source: U.S. Coast Guard Source: U.S. Coast Guard
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

The Coast Guard continued assisting in efforts to rescue many affected by flooding in the Baton Rouge area, Saturday. 

According to a Coast Guard spokesperson, crews rescued 15 people and assisted 70 more who were in distress from rooftops, automobiles and trailers. Aircrews continued with search and rescue missions throughout Saturday night and are still continuing to support as requested by local authorities.  

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