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As Hurricane Harvey continues to dump staggering amounts of rain over Houston, KHOU-TV, 11 News, one of the city’s local TV news broadcasting stations, was forced to evacuate as flood waters surged in.

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The staff first evacuated to the second floor after flood water poured in during a live broadcast.

But soon, even with floodgates set up around the building, water started gushing into the newsroom. At that point, station staff made the decision to evacuate instead.

I can only think of Saving Private Ryan. The last man standing blows the bridge before the Nazis take it. The code word is Alamo. #khou

— The Bishop

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