Coast Guard rescues families, pets near Lumberton, N.C.

Coast Guard shallow-water response boat team crew members rescue people trapped by floods caused by Hurricane Florence in the Mayfair neighborhood of Lumberton, North Carolina, Sept. 17, 2018. Shallow-water response teams use 16-foot aluminum boats in order to navigate flooded areas and provide assistance in coordination with state and local emergency operation centers. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Cox

Coast Guard shallow-water response boat team crew members rescue people trapped by floods caused by Hurricane Florence in the Mayfair neighborhood of Lumberton, North Carolina, Sept. 17, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Cox

GOLDSBORO, N.C. – Coast Guard shallow-water response boat team crew members rescue people trapped by floods caused by Hurricane Florence in the Mayfair neighborhood of Lumberton, North Carolina, Monday.

Shallow-water response teams use 16-foot aluminum boats in order to navigate flooded areas and provide assistance in coordination with state and local emergency operation centers.

For photos and video of the Coast Guard’s preparation and response to Hurricane Florence, visit our Hurricane Florence Flickr album.

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