Bangor Township residents leave their homes due to serious flooding

Serious flooding in Bay County specifically in Bangor Township forced the fire department to swing into action and possibly save lives. (Photo Credit: Gemini Christine Morris)

BAY COUNTY, Mich. --Serious flooding in Bay County specifically in Bangor Township forced the fire department to swing into action and possibly save lives.

From the wind to the rain to now the freezing rain this storm is definitely wreaking havoc in Bangor Township.

The Saginaw Bay has already started to overflow and its started to reach some of the homes.

Many residents in this area that say they've experienced this before but it was just time to evacuate.

Margaret Bannasch says she's lived along the shoreline for years and she's no stranger to the weather.

Many of these residents forced to leave during flooding last year, so they've learned to keep an eye out for when it's time to hit the road.

Early Saturday morning, first responders went door to door inside Wenona Beach Estates to help people get out of the waters way.

Bangor Township supervisor Glenn Rowley says things could get worse.

"The biggest peril at this point is going to be power so if you have generators get them ready start prepping and hope that we don't need them but crews are being dispatched to the area just in case we need them."

If you are in Bay County and you've been affected by flooding, the Bangor Township Hall, located at 3921 Wheeler Road has opened its doors overnight for anyone who is looking for a place to stay.

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