Fleet of monster trucks conducts rescues in flood-ravaged Texas

A fleet of monster trucks driven by volunteers is traveling to Texas cities hardest hit by floodwaters.

Video posted to Facebook shows a monster truck — comprised on an SUV on monster truck wheels — pulling a U.S. Army vehicle out of deep floodwaters in Houston on Wednesday.

A crowd cheers as the military vehicle is pulled onto higher ground.

Houston resident Josh James, who took the video, told ABC News that the mission took place in northwest Houston in an area called Copperfield. Residents who spotted the monster trucks flagged them down, informing them of the truck that was stuck and people in the apartment complex that needed help, James said.

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A fleet of monster trucks driven by volunteers are traveling to Texas cities hardest hit by floodwaters to conduct rescues.

James, a 26-year-old mechanic at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, said he…

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