Cheatham County residents say recent flooding is some of worst since 2010

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CHEATHAM COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – People who live in Cheatham County began the clean-up process after heavy rains from Tuesday’s severe weather prompted flood warnings and water rescues.

Tammy Bishop’s property was among those damaged.

“So what do you do? Do you pack up? Who is going to want to buy? Who is going to want to buy property that is prone to possibly flood again,” said Bishop.

Some Cheatham County residents told News 2 Tuesday night’s flooding is some of the worst they’ve seen since the massive flood of 2010.

Crews responded to a rescue call when a truck was swept into the flood waters.

The rushing waters swept the truck about 100 yards downstream where it became lodged onto a bridge.

Earlier Wednesday, the Dickson County fire rescue squad tweeted that five people and four dogs had to be rescued along the Piney River in Hickman County.

The National Weather Service reports that at one point the river may have reached 17 feet.

A flood advisory remains in effect for the Duck River that runs through Hickman County until Saturday.

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