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Lawrence County flooding forces trailer park evacuation

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NEW CASTLE, Pa. - Flooding in New Castle forced residents of a trailer park along route 422 to evacuate.

What is normally the Big Run Creek, looked more like a lake Wednesday night.

Banks flooded around 3 p.m.

By 6:30 p.m., river rescue crews came to remove residents from the 20 mobile homes there.

However, residents in three trailers chose to stay.

"There's several people staying in their trailers with the electricity off. They refuse to leave and they can't grab you and take you out," says resident Mick Haggerty.

A Red Cross representative was on the scene and found the residents a place to stay until the water recedes.

 

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