Water rescue caught on camera in Colorado

  • Source: KKTV-TV CBS 11 Colorado Springs
  • Published: 08/02/2017 12:00 AM

VIDEO - A near-tragedy avoided thanks to the quick actions of the Florence Fire Department on Sunday. A video shows a man and his dog trapped in an SUV as rushing water filled a creek bed. The man tells 11 News he was adjusting flow valves for irrigation ditches when the water hit. "I looked down and I had 6 inches of water on my feet, and I looked up and all I seen was logs and water coming at me," explained David Rooks. Rooks grabbed his dog Petey and jumped into his SUV seconds before a wall of water came and swept them hundreds of feet downstream



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