Man Rescued from Home Due to Flooding Near Bozeman
By angelamontana

Posted: March 7, 2014

(photo: Gallatin Co. Sheriff’s Dept)

According to a post on, on Thursday, March 6th at 3:50 p.m., the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office received a request from a 79-year-old Clarkston resident.

He had some health issues and found that his home had been surrounded by water several feet deep. The Clarkston Fire Department, Sheriff’s Deputies and Sheriff’s Search and Rescue responded and used a small inflatable rescue boat to bring the man to the roadway.  He was taken to Bozeman where the Red Cross provided shelter at a local motel.

This was the only evacuation conducted by the Sheriff’s Office on Thursday.

Be aware of the flooding potential in your area, and click here for some tips and information on what to do if flooding actually does occur in your neighborhood.

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