Family of 9 rescued from Dover area floodwaters

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DOVER, Kan. (WIBW)-- 13 NEWS was live on the scene Wednesday morning, covering the story of a family being rescued as flood waters surround their home near Dover.

The family of 9 was rescued from their home in the 10,000 block of SW K4 Highway in the Dover area Wednesday morning.

Officials told 13 NEWS they received a call for a water rescue around 1:30 this morning.

The family, ranging in age from 4 years-old to 68, requested a rescue after flood water surrounded their home when Mission Creek, next to their home overflowed it’s banks

Multiple fire and rescue crews were called in to assist in the rescue which was completed without injuries shortly before 7:00 a.m.