NIAGARA COUNTY, N.Y. (WIVB) - Residents of Niagara County woke up Saturday morning to find their streets looking more like rivers.
Frankie Scalzo from the Town of Niagara said, "There's people in canoes, we've got some people playing in the water. It's something new, something interesting."
Nina Frye says her family works as a team when hard rain leads to flooding on Lozina Drive. "My dad's really well-prepared. He has the totes all stacked on cinder blocks, so he's really well-prepared. We're used to it."
Frankie Scalzo sleeps in the basement, and woke up to an unpleasant surprise. "The first thing I got was a cold foot as I went to turn the light on," he said.
For some people, the flooding caused more than just a wet basement. Chris McClellan of the Town of Niagara said one resident lost his furnace, and other electrical appliances that weren't high enough off the ground. "I've never seen it come this far or be this deep," he said.
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