East Travis County hit hard by flooding

Dozens of people were rescued from flooding water. It happened in East Travis County, near Blake Manor Road overnight in Manor.

First responders wrestled through rising water and the darkness trying to rescue multiple people. FOX 7 was in the area of FM 969 and Blake Manor Road. Since midnight there have been several people rescued.

People got trapped in their cars when they were stranded in fast moving water. They had to be airlifted to safety.

Rescue boats were launched in nearby neighborhoods for evacuations. Teams also went door to door, telling people about the rising water in the area and making sure they were okay.



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