Several minor high water rescues made in Baton Rouge, officials say

Published: Jan. 29, 2023 at 10:54 AM CST
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Fire Department is warning drivers about high water after crews made several minor rescues on the morning of Sunday, Jan. 29.

Officials said some of the high water rescues were made on Gourrier Avenue, River Road at South Boulevard, South Boulevard at Maximillian, Haig Street, and Mckinley Street at Thomas H. Delpit Drive.

In total, at least 15 drivers called emergency officials for help.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department said the rescues mostly involved vehicles that stalled out in high water.

No injuries were reported.

Baton Rouge officials reminded drivers to avoid attempting to go through any high water.

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