Breese First Responders Help Rescue Stranded Vehicular Occupants

(BREESE, IL) — Breese firefighters and EMS personnel rescued the occupants of a vehicle stranded on a flooded roadway Thursday morning. According to authorities, there were multiple occupants in the vehicle trapped in water on Highline Road, just southwest of Breese. Occupants of the vehicle called for help around 6:30 a.m. Thursday, saying water was starting to come into the vehicle. ¬†Emergency personnel were able to rescue all occupants of the vehicle and bring them to safety. Officials have since barricaded the road.