A night with the National Guard; NBC33 reporter embedded during rescue operation
POSTED: Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 1:42pm
UPDATED: Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 9:38pm
LAPLACE, LA (NBC33) — No matter how many warnings we hear, some people will always be stranded in rising floodwaters during a hurricane. That makes some of the most important people in a storm's response the National Guard members who risk their safety to help others.
Tonight, NBC33's David Lippman will give you an exclusive look at how those rescue missions take place, including the obstacles you don't think of that make helping evacuees an even bigger challenge. He spent the night with the National Guard in LaPlace. Watch his report only on NBC33 News.
For now, click here to see some of the images David caputured during his time with the National Guard.