I-70 flood heroes honored for bravery

HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio (WDTN) – Huber Heights honored some of the heroes who jumped in to save people from flooded cars on Interstate 70.

The entire fire brigade, two paramedics and a good samaritan were recognized at Monday night’s meeting.

They rescued people trapped in rising water on I-70 on May 21.

“It’s an honor and we appreciate it, but at the same time, we feel like we did just what anyone else would do, just doing our job,” said Josh Williamson with Michelle Sharp.

“Gut instinct I think. It happened. I saw people in need and decided I should do what I should,” said Matt Louis, good samaritan.

The paramedics and Louis were given a plaque and a coin from the city.

The firefighters were awarded a certificate for their courage.

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