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Idaho National Guard air lifts two people from flooded house in Idaho Co

STITES, Idaho - The Idaho National Guard air lifted two people from a flooded house near Grangeville on Tuesday afternoon. 

Heavy rain and snow melt has caused extreme flooding in several parts of north and central Idaho. On Tuesday, several cities in Idaho and Lewis counties were under flood advisories and warnings. 

The Idaho National Guard launched two helicopters to assist with the rescue; a UH-60 Black Hawk and a LUH-72 Lakota. Idaho Army National Guard flight paramedics and Boise Fire Department dive team rescuers were on board. 

RELATED: Heavy rain causing flooding, mudslides through north and central Idaho

In a Facebook post, the ING said they have trained multiple times with the Boise Fire Department to be prepared for situations like these. 

It is unclear if any of the individuals suffered injuries in the incident. 

Facebook user Marty Lytle posted these videos following the successful rescue. 

 


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