UPDATE: Major Flooding In Grant & Blackford Counties (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

By Corinne Rose - 21Alive
By Ian Hoover - 21Alive


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August 22, 2014 Updated Aug 22, 2014 at 6:03 PM EDT

HARTFORD CITY, Ind. (21Alive) -- Heavy rains overnight have caused major flooding to take place in Grant and Blackford counties.

Thanks to Indianapolis NBC affiliate WTHR, we have acquired some aerial photos of I-69 near exit 264 and from Hartford City.

Near exit 264 you can see water surrounding the interstate itself, as well as homes along the side of the highway. A semi can also be seen wrecked in the median of I-69.

The aerial photos from Hartford City show most of the roads underwater and emergency crews responding to homes surrounded by water. A house went up in flames and fire personnel were not able to reach it. You can see firefighters trying to spray the fire from a distance but having little effect.

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