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Video shows floodwaters crashing into Nebraska hospital

Hospital Safety Insider, August 14, 2014

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If you’ve ever wondered what a flash flood can do to a hospital in a heartbeat, take a look at what happened at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Nebraska.

A security video posted on thevane.com was taken from the hospital’s lobby on August 8 and shows a wave of water crashing through the front doors of the facility during record rainfall that fell in the area.

Almost four inches of rain fell on the town in a very short period of time on Friday and Saturday night, according to the report, which overflowed the town’s sewer system. No one was injured during the incident.

 



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