Cajun Navy 2016 team recounts emotional rescue of child who is non-verbal in Hurricane Sally aftermath


(Courtesy: Cajun Navy 2016/ Facebook)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WVLA/WGMB) — Search and rescue efforts were underway in Foley, Alabama by Cajun Navy 2016 after Hurricane Sally made landfall as a Category 2 storm early Wednesday morning.

Cajun Navy 2016 team members recount an emotional morning rescue after Hurricane Sally makes landfall as a Category 2 storm near Foley, AL.

Videos posted to the organization’s official Facebook page show heavy flooding in one residential neighborhood. In some cases, water can be seen covering the wheel wells of vehicles parked on the street.

Courtesy: Cajun Navy 2016/ Facebook

In one Facebook Live, two men attempt to recount an early morning rescue of a family with a child who is non-verbal. One man becomes visually emotional on camera before a second man can be heard saying, “We’ll give him a minute, because he’s choking up like me.”

A spokesperson with Cajun Navy 2016 told WVLA/WGMB they have multiple teams on stand-by to aid with relief efforts.

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