Deputies in Florida sprang to activity and framed a human chain to rescue a lady whose vehicle was swept away by a super momentum in floodwaters in the consequence of Tropical storm Ian.
In a video shared on social media by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, body camera film shows five deputies creating a human chain and venturing into 10-feet-profound rushing floodwaters to rescue the lady.
The lady was in a vehicle being swept away by floodwaters at Senior member Street and Lake Underhill Street in Orlando. Deputies said it was a super flow caused by a surge in the Little Econlockhatchee Waterway.
“Perhaps it was kismet that one delegate who rushed to the scene had 200 feet of rope in his watch vehicle,” the sheriff’s office stated in a Facebook post. “Five deputies framed a human chain and used that rope to wander into rushing water 10 feet deep to save the lady.”
On Saturday morning, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ office said officials had rescued 1,076 civilians from overflowed areas, rescued and transported 78 civilians from overwhelmed old consideration facilities and performed two hoist rescues and 178 rotating wing rescues.