Water rescues in LLano County — Dam in danger

Wirtz Dam on LBJ dumping into the Colorado River, headed south to Marble Falls.
Wirtz Dam on LBJ dumping into the Colorado River, headed south to Marble Falls.

Today, Burnet County declared a state of emergency. Quoting the Burnet County Sheriff live feed “Anyone along LBJ and the river need to evacuate”. Flooding is happening in areas where flooding does not normally happen.

Volunteer rescue organizations have joined first responders in helping get people out of dangerous areas from this surprise flooding. For those of you with friends and family in this area, you can make sure their need is covered by registering them at CrowdSourceRescue.com/Buchanan-floods.

Shelters are open and in operation for those needing services.

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