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Flooding rescues necessary in Mercer County

| Monday, Feb. 28, 2011

Several people had to be rescued from high water in Mercer County this morning, Public Safety Director Frank Jannetti said.

Dispatchers fielded calls for rescue from Transfer, Fredonia, Delaware Township, Pymatuning Township and Hempfield Township, Jannetti said.

In Transfer, a man was trapped on the roof of his truck by high water, Jannetti said. The fire department was able to tow him and his truck to safety, Jannetti said.

No one was injured in the rescues, he said.

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