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flooding being monitored

Thursday, February 22, 2018 08:19 AM
Written by Stan Maddux
Category: Local News

A close eye is being kept on several properties surrounded by water near Fish LAKE.

Yesterday......crews in a heavy truck made their way through flooded streets

and went door to door...checking on the people.

This is just south of Fish Lake......where the Little Kankakee River has come over its

banks.

Larry Butcher is director of the LaPorter County Emergency Management Agency.

He says the homes were not flooded but the water was close enough to keep

an eye on....

Butcher says everyone mostly farmers in that area were ok.

He says LaPorte County fared much better than some of the other counties

where people had to be rescued.
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