Taylor County Emergency Management helping residents escape flood waters – WTXL ABC 27

STEINHATCHEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Tuesday afternoon, over 5 people have been rescued from River Road in …….

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STEINHATCHEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Tuesday afternoon, over 5 people have been rescued from River Road in Steinhatchee with some parts of this road water As a lot as 4 or 5 ft.

The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office and Emergency Administration have been using army-type Zodiaks the county makes use of for rescue efforts all by way of hurricanes. Emergency management says there are nonetheless people Of their homakes use of refusing To go away, Taylor County Does not have A obligatory evacuation proper now, Instead, They’re letting people make The selection as To maintain or go.

River Road Is not the one space in Steinhatchee That is seeing factors. All down Freeway 51 homakes use of are underwater, and heavy equipment is Getting used To tug out valuables like automobiles or boats.

John Louk is In cost of Emergency Administration, he said the river ranges ought to crest at 24 ft by tomorrow morning, however He is advising all residents shut to The world to make relevant selections When it Includes the doc extreme floods.

“We simply want everyone To make the most of fantastic judgment and to take precautions to Look after his or her households And do not wait till the water will get too extreme To purpose to get out,” said Louk.

And for Friday Evening time Do You’d like to’re in Taylor County You will Have The power To choose up sandbags To assist shield Your house, one is On the Taylor County Road Division at 587 Freeway 27 East, Perry, Fla. 32347 and The completely different is On the Steinhatchee Roll-Off at 29649 Seashore Road, Steinhatchee, Fla. 32348.