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Saturday, March 2, 2024

Huntington Fire Department Rescues Man From Swift Waters


Heavy rainfall over the holiday weekend caused heavy flooding throughout the area. On Monday evening, May 25, a Huntington man was stranded by floodwaters on Highway 252.

Huntington Police Chief Stacy Wieburg stated Donald Martinez may have gotten near or attempted to enter the flooded creek bed before becoming stranded by swift moving waters.

The Huntington Fire Department was able to pull the man to safety. Martinez did no sustain any injuries from the incident.

The department was assisted by Sebastian County Emergency Management and the Mansfield Police Department.

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