HULL, MASS. (WHDH) - Officials rescued several Hull residents from floodwaters caused by Thursday’s nor’easter.
Police and fire officials in Hull said they performed about 50 rescues due to flooding.
One woman, Tina Bongo, was rescued with the help of a front-end loader as her house started to flood.
Bongo climbed into the bucket of the loader from her second-floor window because there was too much ice and water around her home for her to get out safely by foot.
“I was thinking, ‘wow, there are so many people helping me right now’ because there were so many emergency personnel. I didn’t even have time to be scared, it was just great,” said Bongo.
The city opened Memorial Middle School as a temporary shelter for those who had to evacuate.
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