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B.C.: Several people rescued from flooding Kitimat River

(Sept. 12, 2017) -- Sergeant Graham Morgan says Kitimat RCMP were notified at around 2:30 this morning that several campers were being threatened by rapidly-rising water -- thanks to 36 hours of steady precipitation.

TERRACE, British Columbia — Fourteen people were rescued early this morning — two of them by helicopter — after heavy weekend rains caused the Kitimat River to overflow its banks.

Sergeant Graham Morgan says Kitimat RCMP were notified at around 2:30 this morning that several campers were being threatened by rapidly-rising water — thanks to 36 hours of steady precipitation.

Read the full story from CFTK TV.

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Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.