One man rescued from Flat Branch flooding

3 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago Saturday, June 22 2019 Jun 22, 2019 Saturday, June 22, 2019 2:44:00 PM CDT June 22, 2019 in News
By: Cory Johnson, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - One man was rescued from floodwaters at Flat Branch Creek Saturday morning, according to the Columbia Fire Department.

A media release said rescuers observed one subject in the water under the bridge at Flat Branch Park just after 8:30 a.m.

Crews were able to deploy a boat into the creek and rescue the man within five minutes.

No injuries were reported.

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for Boone County early Saturday as another inch of rain added to already high water levels in the area.

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