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Breese emergency workers rescue occupants from vehicle in flooded roadway

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Rescue workers make their way toward the vehicle in flood water outside Breese on Thursday morning.
Rescue workers make their way toward the vehicle in flood water outside Breese on Thursday morning.

Breese fire and ambulance personnel rescued occupants from a vehicle in a flooded roadway Thursday morning.

Authorities said the motorist was in water on Highline Road, southwest of Breese.

There were multiple occupants in the vehicle, all of whom were safely rescued. They called for help about 6:30 a.m. Thursday and reported that water was starting to come into the vehicle.

Fire officials said the road has since been barricaded.

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