"As we speak they are assessing, we have several crews at the location to assess the cause and whether we will have any hazardous material issues," said Navarro County Sheriff Elmer Tanner.
said areas of the surrounding county had been inundated with more than 26 inches of rain - "and it's continuing."
"It's unheard of.
I've been here my entire life, and I have never seen it like this," Tanner
As flooding spread during the past 36 hours, 75 high-water rescues were made by teams deployed in the area, Tanner
could not say how many homes may have flooded.
"Our priority right now is responding and protecting our citizens.
We have not even begun to do damage assessments," he
So far they have only had one injury reported among those rescued, he
said: an elderly man who suffered hypothermia and was taken for treatment.