Local ambulance crews on flood standby
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota River is rising in their own backyard, but when the call came late last week to help evacuate hospital patients in flood-beleaguered Fargo and Moorhead, the Granite Falls Ambulance didn't hesitate.
"People care about each other here," said Gene Hughes, the ambulance director. "We're glad to do our part."
Ambulance crews from across Minnesota have been deployed to the Red River valley since Thursday.
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