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Iowa man finds 5 inches of animal blood flooding basement

 

October 18, 2019



BAGLEY, Iowa (AP) — Blood may be thicker than water, but it'll still flood your basement.

Nick Lestina found this out the hard way two weeks ago when he discovered 5 inches (13 centimeters) of blood, fat and other animal tissue flooding his family's basement in Bagley, which is about 45 miles (72 kilometers) northwest of Des Moines. He told the Des Moines Register that he hasn't been able to clean it up because it's still seeping in.

The waste is coming from a neighboring meat locker, where blood and tissue from slaughtered animals was washed down a drain. Officials say a clog or break in...



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