Central Louisiana Fire Fighters Involved in Dramatic Rescues in the South

August 23 • 2016

Central Louisiana fire fighters have conducted hundreds of rescues in flooded areas down south, and some of them have been exceptionally dramatic. Rapides Parish Fire District 2 fire fighters were among those who rescued a 94-year-old, bedridden woman who had to be floated out of her house on an air mattress. “Our guys had to walk about a quarter of a mile to her home through the water, and they were able to find an inflatable mattress in the home,” said District 2 Fire Chief and Local 1368 member Randy McCain.

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