10 families saved from flooding in Lake County

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. — Emergency crews rescued 10 families from Astor in Lake County, an area prone to flooding, amid Hurricane Ian, Channel 9 has confirmed.


Channel 9 has learned that rescue crews are facing a challenge reaching additional families at this time because of rising flood waters. Two families are still there.

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Astor is located near the St. Johns River. County officials said the flooding is worse on Tarragona Way.

Channel 9 has a crew heading to the scene to gather more information. Check back later for more details.

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