• A portion of FM 80 was still closed Thursday after severe flooding in the area, forcing residents to find an alternate route. Photo by Robin Woodall

Another round of rescues

After another round of storms – prompting a tornado watch – passed through the area Wednesday night, eight roads were closed to traffic Thursday morning due to flooding and Teague VFD reported three high-water rescues in the early morning hours.

TVFD said they, along with Dew, Fairfield, and Buffalo fire departments, rescued drivers from high water at mile marker 181 on the I-45 service road, the railroad underpass on U.S. 84 in Teague, and mile marker 194 on the service road.

 

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