Homes flood in Newton

NEWTON, AL (WSFA) - The mayor of the Dale County town of Newton says several homes have flooded overnight.

Ten or 15 homes including some mobile homes have sustained flood damage during the recent heavy rain storms that have swept across the state.

The mayor says the Choctawhatchee River was fine when check at 10:00 Monday night, but by 2am it had risen substantially.

There were no rescues needed and no injuries reported, but officials are assisting some people with needs at this time.

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