A front end loader was being used to rescue people from the rising flood waters of the Highwood River in High River, Alberta on June 20, 2013.

A front end "loader" being used to rescue people from the rising flood waters of the Highwood River in High River, Alberta on June (Loader being my patriarchal family name.

Submerged cars sits in the flood waters in High River, Alta. on June 20, 2013 after the Highwood River overflowed its banks.

Submerged cars sits in the flood waters in High River, Alta. on June 2013 after the Highwood River overflowed its banks. Just southwest of Calgary.

This photo of Nanton firefighter Wiebe with a big smile was snapped as a he carried a High River flood victim to safety as the water rose up around them.

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High River Alberta Flood Lady rescued by firefighter made him smile. "I haven't been carried like this since my wedding day"

A front end loader carries residents after they were rescued from the flood waters in High River, Alberta.

Rescued: A front end loader carries residents after they were rescued from the waters in High River, Alberta, Canada, 21 June 2013

Herald journalists’ vehicle overtaken in High River flooding (with video)

Several vehicles were caught in fast rising waters in High River, Alberta.

Houses and a golf course are surrounded by flood water in High River, Alberta, south of Calgary, June 23, 2013. REUTERS-Andy Clark

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Houses and a golf course are surrounded by flood water in High River, Alberta, south of Calgary, June REUTERS-Andy Clark

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The east end of High River, Alberta sits flooded on Friday June 21, 2013 after the Highwood River, overflowed its banks Thursday. The town was locked down by emergency crews as relief efforts continued.

The east end of High River, Alberta sits flooded on Friday June 2013 after the Highwood River, overflowed its banks Thursday. The town was locked down by emergency crews as relief efforts continued.

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