Stories tagged with: Driving Through Flooded Streets

July 9, 2013 - 6:40pm
2 years 50 weeks ago

With all of the flooding in Perry County, flash flood watches across the area, and more storms heading our way, the Zanesville Fire Department wants to remind everyone to drive safely in flooded areas.

If you cannot see the road beneath the water, never attempt to drive through and take an alternate route.

"They say it takes only about 1 foot of water to float your vehicle, to get stranded in the water. we suggest that you move to higher ground and go ahead and call 911,...

May 5, 2010 - 12:04pm
6 years 8 weeks ago

Two Morgan County brothers drowned from driving through high waters.

It happened on Monday when they on their way to go fishing. Now the Zanesville Fire Chief Dave Lacy wants to stress how dangerous driving through even a couple of inches of water can be . He said people don't understand the power moving water has especially when you come across flooded roads. Three to six inches of swift moving water can actually pick up your car.

"You really don't know what that...

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