Winston-Salem emergency teams lead 98 water rescues in 5 hours during Michael

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Tropical Storm Michael brought with it flooding, and emergency crews in Winston-Salem sprang into action.

Video, shared by the Winston-Salem Fire Department on Twitter, shows a team braving the high waters to perform water rescues in the Bethania Station area Thursday afternoon.

WSFD reports teams made 98 rescues over the course of just 5 hours. That's about 20 rescues per hour.

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