Firefighters rescued a kayaker who had capsized in a swollen river at Franklin, Tennessee, on March 28, as flooding hit the area.
Crews discovered the man in his 60s clinging to a tree surrounded by floodwaters, according to a news release by the "Franklin Fire Department:https://www.franklintn.gov/Home/Components/News/News/10091/1354. The man was cold, scratched, and shaken up, but had no serious injuries.
The National Weather Service said on Sunday that Nashville had seen its second-largest two-day rainfall in history.
Nashville Mayor John Cooper said on March 28 that he had signed an executive order declaring a local state of emergency.
This video shows crews returning with the victim to their rescue operations base in Franklin. Credit: Franklin Fire Department via Storyful