One mobile home was washed away, more than a dozen others homes damaged, and at least two people rescued following flash flooding early Friday near Olive Hill in Carter County.
Carter County dispatchers say rescue crews were sent to the area along State Highway 1025 about 3 a.m. Friday.
"Last night, unbelievable, the way water can come up so quick, they was still in the trailer sleeping when it took it off," said Paul Griffey who lived in front of the home that was swept away. Griffey says the only reason he and his wife got out when they did was because their neighbor helped pull them out with a rope.
Medical units had to rescue Donna Justice and her daughter, Kristen Justice, from the rising water after their mobile home was washed off its foundation.
Carter County Emergency Manager Tom Thompson tells said the mobile home was swept between 200 and 500 feet down stream by raging flood waters.
10 to 15 other homes in the Olive Hill area are reported damaged by the flash flooding.
There are no reported injuries.
Dispatchers said several trees were down and many roads were impassable due to high water.
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