76 people without a home after Greensboro apartment complex floods

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — An apartment complex in Greensboro flooded, resulting in 76 people losing their homes.

Pinecroft Place Apartments at 1606 Pinecroft Road was evacuated at about 2 p.m.

The evacuation at 1618 Maplewood Lane happened at about 2 a.m. Monday, according to Greensboro Fire spokesman Dwayne Church, according to the Greensboro News & Record.

"They just start banging on the door. Police started banging and then we woke up out of sleep. He was like it's flooding we all have to evacuate," said Dewona Mccune, a Pinecroft Place resident.

More than four inches of rain fell in Greensboro on Sunday after the remnants of Tropical Storm Florence brought winds and precipitation to the Triad.

Flood waters forcing people out of their homes in the middle of the night.

"We couldn't walk across because it was unleveled, and being that it was unleveled in some area it come to our waist, so they had to boat us out," said Mccune.

Management at the apartment complex said 32 units suffered water damage and the city has deemed the units uninhabitable.

Church said 70 of the residents had temporary housing and the other six residents went to an emergency shelter.

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