Watch Baton Rouge firefighters rescue woman from flooded car

BATON ROUGE – Two firefighters leaped into floodwaters in Baton Rouge this morning to rescue a woman from a flooded car.

Video provided by our partners at WBRZ shows the firefighters break a window in the rapidly sinking vehicle and pull the woman to safety.

Heavy flooding was reported across the Baton Rouge area this morning as a wave of severe weather made its way across Louisiana.

Stay updated with the latest on the weather with the WGNO Severe Weather Tracker.

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