Red Cross volunteers heading to Illinois to help with flooding victims

(WEAU) - Crews are on their way from Western Wisconsin on their way to Illinois to help people who have been hit by flooding.

The Red Cross says one pair of volunteers from the Chippewa Valley and another pair from the La Crosse area are taking their emergency response vehicles to help distribute meals, snacks and water to those affected.

Parts of Illinois saw record flooding, with waters starting to retreat earlier this week.

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