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A pair of Baton Rouge firefighters are being praised for taking swift action after a woman was carried away flood water Thursday morning.
WBRZ was rolling as the driver’s sedan went underwater at the Acadian underpass near I-10.
As the woman’s vehicle is carried away in the several-feet-deep water, two Baton Rouge firefighters rush in to save the driver trapped inside. The two are then seen using tools to smash open the car window.
HEROIC WATER RESCUE: We spoke with the firefighters responsible for rescuing a trapped driver who was swept up in Baton Rouge flooding: "I just went with it and hoped for the best."Full story: http://www.wbrz.com/news/watch-local-firefighters-stage-daring-rescue-as-woman-s-car-is-swept-away-on-flooded-street
Posted by WBRZ Channel 2 on Thursday, June 6, 2019