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CCFD sending boats to evacuate flood victims on North Beach

North Beach boat evacuations
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Posted at 11:20 AM, Jun 20, 2024

UPDATE: Friday 9:30 am - Overnight, several people from North Beach were evacuated from their homes due to the high waters. Five of them were taken to a shelter set up at the Natatorium on Saratoga, the rest found other accommodations. As of Friday morning three of them left for work, but all five will be staying at the shelter until the water recedes, according to the American Red Cross.

ORIGINAL STORY:
The Corpus Christi Fire Department has arrived on North Beach with boats in tow, ready to evacuate flood victims.

According to Assistant Fire Chief Kenneth Erben, the Fire Department started conducting welfare checks Thursday morning.

CCFD sending boats to evacuate residents on North Beach

Several parts of North Beach are underwater after yesterday's tropical storm, and several people are seen walking through knee-high water.

North Beach boat evacuation

According to one resident we spoke with, he's lived at the Harbor Apartments on North Beach for seven years, and this is the worst flooding he's ever seen.

North Beach boat evacuations

This is a developing story. We will update this article as soon as more information becomes available.