More Residents Evacuate In New Jersey

As the Passaic River in New Jersey threatened to crest to dangerously high levels Tuesday, residents continued to battle the floodwaters that have forced thousands of people to relocate, authorities said.

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    08/18/2017 - 12:51 am | View Link
  • Residents urged to leave as fast-moving fire burns near Bruce Highway
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    08/17/2017 - 6:50 pm | View Link
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    08/17/2017 - 3:51 pm | View Link
  • Remaining residents of Dry Creek urged to leave immediately
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    08/17/2017 - 3:40 pm | View Link
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    08/17/2017 - 12:52 pm | View Link
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  • Little Fort residents ordered to evacuate | CFJC Today
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    08/15/2017 - 10:47 pm | View Website
  • Residents able to evacuate as area departments respond to ...
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    08/13/2017 - 7:19 am | View Website
  • Northern NSW residents ordered to evacuate amid flood warning
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    07/18/2017 - 7:57 am | View Website
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    07/14/2017 - 2:35 pm | View Website
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