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Rescue at campground & RV park in Posey Co.

POSEY CO., IN (WFIE) -

About two dozen people were rescued overnight from high water at a campground and RV park in Posey County.

We're told when firefighters arrived on the scene, water was up to the doors of campers at Rocky Falls.

Crews used inflatable boats and a dive team was on hand to check on people.

Several campers had to be rescued by raft from the back lot.

"People still could've been sleeping didn't know that the water was rising.  So we knocked on trailer doors and the dive team had walked in was about waist deep in about four feet of water," said Dale Wilzbacher, District Chief, Marrs Township.

The Red Cross is helping up to 12 people who were displaced.

There were no injuries.

A family of four was also stuck in their house nearby.

Crews were able to rescue them as well.

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