MARSHFIELD (CBS) — The Blizzard of 2015 caused a major seawall breach and damaged a home in Marshfield on Tuesday morning.
Marshfield police said the damage was reported on Bay Avenue. Flooding was also reported at the Brant Rock Esplanade, according to police.READ MORE: Wife Of New Bedford Police Sergeant Who Died From COVID-19 Fights For Benefits
“There is some extreme flooding out there,” Lt. Paul Taber, the Marshfield emergency management director told WBZ-TV. “The entire south end of town is cut off.”READ MORE: Firework Thrown From Car Sparks Fire In Franklin; Police Search For Driver
Just before 5 a.m., authorities said they responded to a man at Brant Rock who needed to be rescued. The man had to be extricated with a front end loader due to the flooding, and was transported to a local hospital.MORE NEWS: Are COVID Tests Accurate For Variants? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your Questions
Taber said that anyone who loses power should call police for a ride to the shelter if they are getting cold, but everyone else should stay put because road conditions are treacherous.