Houston Fire Department makes first water rescue in new high water vehicles during Houston storm

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The Houston Fire Department performed its first water rescue in the new high water vehicles during Saturday's severe storm.

The new video shows firefighters rescuing a woman this morning who was submerged in her vehicle on I-45 and W Mount Houston.

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Firefighters from station 84 helped the woman safely get out of her vehicle.

The new vehicle, which can carry up to 18 people at a time and run for 12 hours without a gas refill, went on to rescue two more people.

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