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Friends of Andy George load containers into the back of a pickup at the home he rents at Saddle Mountain Ranch west of Steamboat Springs. George, in the blue shirt, and his family woke up to water in their home, called friends and evacuated the residence as quickly as possible. George expects the home to be completely flooded as the waters from the Elk River continue to rise.

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Flooding forces family to evacuate west of Steamboat

High waters at Routt County Road 44 and U.S. 40 crept into home

Andrew George said he woke up at 6 a.m. to his daughter telling him there was water in her room. George rents the house at Saddle Mountain Ranch at Routt County Road 44 and U.S. 40 with his pregnant wife and their three children.


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