Creek Rescue in the Southtowns

August 25, 2011 Updated Oct 26, 2013 at 1:22 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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Creek Rescue in the Southtowns

August 25, 2011 Updated Oct 26, 2013 at 1:22 AM EDT

Cattaraugus Territory, NY (WKBW)

Five state workers have been rescued from a swollen Cattaraugus Creek. The men were working near the NYS Thruway overpass on the Cattaraugus Territory when the creek started to rise. The Erie County Sheriff's helicopter rescued all of the workers safely. EWN cameras captured the rescue--watch EWN at Noon for the latest