Watch Houston Police Officer on Jet Ski Rescue Man, 3 Dogs in Floodwaters

May 6, 2024
After hearing yells for help from a trailer park, a Houston police officer used an agency jet ski to save a man and his three dogs stranded in high floodwaters.

As storms caused massive flooding throughout the area, a Houston police used a jet ski to rescue three dogs stranded in high floodwaters over the weekend.

The rescues happened around noon Saturday, and the officer's body camera, which was posted on the agency's Instagram feed, captured the incident. Officer H. Scott had heard a man in a trailer park near where the San Jacinto River meets Lake Houston yelling for help.

When Scott responded on his department jet ski, he found the man and his dogs in 8 to 10 feet of water. The officer pulled the man and one of his dogs to safety before rescuing a second dog.

Scott then found out that a third dog needed saving, He was able to ride out to the canine and get the animal to dry land.

"We're thankful everyone was okay," the department stated in the Instagram post.

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