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Bob Dobrogowski and his daughter Rosie look at the collapsed basement of his parents' home during July 2010 flooding in Milwaukee.
August 12, 2014 Stormwater and sewage backing up into someone's basement is a disaster. But a city official realized that if that basement is in a home that's going to be razed, flooding it could save other homes.
After a tornado leveled Moore, Okla., last year, firefighter Shonn Neidel (left) developed an app that helps first responders locate storm shelters under the wreckage.
Courtesy of Shonn Neidel
May 21, 2014 After a tornado hits, emergency crews looking for survivors in storm shelters face a problem: Streets and landmarks are suddenly unrecognizable. One Moore, Okla., firefighter developed an app to help.
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March 1, 2011 Midwest storms kill 4, flooding in Ohio
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