WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A number of people have been evacuated from apartments complexes in Winston-Salem.

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Winston-Salem firefighters first evacuated a group of people in the Ladera Crest apartments after flooding on 25th Street.

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Fire crews have now helped with additional evacuations at another complex on Bethania Station Road. One woman told WFMY News 2, the water was up to her knees as she was in need of getting to safety.

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The City of Winston-Salem said at least 50 people were evacuated from apartments. Evacuees were placed on buses while waiting for American Red Cross shelters to open.

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