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All of these photos are copyrighted by the Allen County Citizen-Times.  The editor of the Citizen-Times has graciously allowed us to post them here.  Click on any image to see a larger version.

First, a lesson on why you should never drive into flood waters:

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Matt Pedigo, Editor of the Citizen-Times, provided this information concerning the above rescue:  "This ladder truck rescue was indeed very dramatic.  At no time was this man's survival assured, as he was also suffering from a broken arm and hypothermia.  The water rose precipitously fast.  The truck's ladder, which was not designed to be used in this horizontal position, had a 500 pound weight limit.  Therefore, the life of the firefighter, Jeff Young of the Scottsville Fire Department, was never assured either. "


 Other photos from around the county:

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South Allen Volunteer Fire Department at KY 482 and US 31-E along Trammel Creek.

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South Allen Volunteer Fire Department at KY 482 and US 31-E along Trammel Creek.

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South Allen Volunteer Fire Department at KY 482 and US 31-E along Trammel Creek.

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Animals are affected by flooding too

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KY 100 at Sulphur Fork Creek

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