WLOX Editorial: Our heroes

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Our first responders are heroes every day. They keep us safe on the roads and in our homes.  And they are there for us in instances of heavy rainfall, river flooding and street flooding.  All issues many dealt with this week.

In the recent heavy rain, and river flooding D'iberville's Fire Department & Biloxi Fire Department's Swift Water Rescue team rescued families in the recent deluge. This past Sunday night,members of "Mississippi Task Force Three" helped rescue an elderly man who was not able to get out of his house due to rising flood waters by the Tchoutacabouffa River.

Our thanks go out to these selfless heroes and the others out there who time and time again go into potentially dangerous situations to rescue us when we are in danger.  We thank these true heroes and all the people who come to our aid in times of emergencies.

That's our opinion, we would like to hear yours. Email your thoughts to editorials@wlox.com.

Rick Williams
WLOX-TV General Manager

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