Residents of LaPlace, Louisiana, reportedly climbed into their attics as floodwaters rose Sunday night in the wake of Hurricane Ida. Many people cried out for rescues on social media.
Dozens of pleas for help rang out on social media as people reported family members in LaPlace being trapped in their attics. The area became flooded as Hurricane Ida dropped nearly 20 inches of rain.
Anyone with a boat in LaPlace, I have family in their attic. 508 Fairway Dr. LaPlace, LA 70068 @CajunNavyRelief
— S Dumas (@EduDumas) August 30, 2021
@bangaaa6 3 friends trapped in an attic in Laplace, address above
— J.A. Roma (@ja_roma4) August 30, 2021
2409 Cambridge Drive Laplace 70068 3 people in the attic
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— tina (@Tina_Orlandini) August 30, 2021
Cries for help became more desperate as floodwaters rose throughout the night.
CAJUN NAVY NOT COMING TILL 5 TOMORROW