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A Bad Weekend For Barstow, IL


There were major flooding problems over the weekend up and down the Rock River, from Moline to Port Byron.

Many say Barstow, Ill., saw the worst.

Levees broke in several places early Saturday morning, April 21, 2013, forcing evacuations. Fire fighters rescued people by boat.

Meanwhile, there's a big effort going toward saving the fire station.

Heavy sandbagging has been taking place and equipment stored there has been removed to save it from the rising waters.

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