The Baton Rouge Fire Department received many reports Wednesday night that 2- to 3-feet of water was rising near Scenic Highway and Harding Boulevard as another rain storm slammed the parish.
BRFD spokesman Curt Monte said the Fire Department started preparing boats to help, but that people starting calling back half-an-hour later to report that the water was subsiding.
"It was not a long lasting event," Monte said.
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Carey Chauvin, the city-parish's assistant chief administrative officer, said saturation of floodwaters in the city-parish may have made it harder for the water to quickly drain. But he said there were not new reports of structures flooding.
"That was a pretty intense rain we did get, so we saw some of what we would consider normal, localized flooding on streets," Chauvin said.