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Jacksonville Firefighter Rescues Baby During Irma Flooding

12 Sep 2017, 12:40 pm

Jacksonville firefighters rescued a baby from a flooded home on Monday, September 11, in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office captured the moment a firefighter carried a baby in a car seat to a waiting ambulance.

The St. Johns River overflowed its banks on Monday, flooding parts of Jacksonville and prompting the National Weather Service to issue a flash flood emergency for the area.

 

Emergency responders performed more than 350 rescues because of flooding and storm damage, according to reports.

 

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