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Flood waters rush down Mink Creek area

Published On: Dec 24 2013 05:00:52 AM CST   Updated On: Sep 09 2013 10:03:46 AM CDT

Kaitlin Loukides/NPG of Idaho

A man works with his front end loader to remove rocks and mud off Mink Creek Road Sunday after a rain storm caused a flash flood in the area south of Pocatello.


Heavy rain in the Mink Creek area south of Pocatello washed debris and mud down roads and hillsides late Sunday afternoon.

Eyewitnesses tell us the flash flood covered the roads and driveways forcing the sheriff's office to close Mink Creek road for a time.  It now has been reopened.

Road crews are working to clear the rocks and mud left behind.

The Sherif'sf office said there are some homes damaged by the flood waters, but not sure of the extent of the damage.

Our reporter Kaitlin Loukites is in the area and will have a full report tonight on Eyewitness News on KXPI at 9p and KIDK at 10p and also on Local News 8 at 10p.