Monday, December 11, 2023

Video: Coast Guard rescues ‘Lucky’ dog from Florence’s floodwaters

(Video courtesy U.S. Coast Guard)

Coast Guard crews from Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, rescued a man and his dog Lucky from a rooftop Tuesday near the Cape Fear River following Hurricane Florence.

The man and the dog were initially in a van when the flooding began but were able to get on the top of the van and eventually the roof of a building before being rescued.

Port City Daily, one of our sister publications, is based in Wilmington, North Carolina. Here is a sampling of their work in the wake of Hurricane Florence:


Bryan DeVasher
Bryan DeVasher
Bryan DeVasher is the managing editor-digital of WYDaily. A resident of Hampton Roads for more than two decades, he has worked for news organizations in Virginia, Illinois, Missouri and Indiana. He most recently was a member of the public relations staff for Virginia State Police.

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