NC firefighters remove masses of dead fish from highway after Florence flood recedes

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Sunday, September 23, 2018
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The Penderlea Fire Department in North Carolina was tasked with cleaning up fish that became stranded on I-40 when floodwaters from Hurricane Florence receded.

PENDER COUNTY, N.C. -- A North Carolina fire department was tasked with cleaning masses of dead fish off a major interstate of over the weekend.

The fish were stranded on Interstate 40 after floodwaters from Hurricane Florence receded.

The Penderlea County Fire Department said the cleanup effort took place near Wallace, North Carolina.

SEE ALSO: Drone footage shows I-40 completely flooded after Hurricane Florence