Don't Eat Fish Washed Up in New Jersey Flood Zones

Authorities are warning New Jerseyans not to trap, catch or eat any of the fish that have washed up onto Newark streets due to floodwaters.
1:48 | 06/01/15

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Rain and flooding left a pretty bizarre scene this morning. Fish swimming out of an over long river and then on to the roads Eyewitness News report are. It K at the K Rama has more on the flooding there. We found some fish swimming upstream and by upstream. I mean up the road not never seen him. It found two huge car struggling to stay in the water on top of the sea were great weight on meet their ask Mr. President I'm listening to them. He's got up this to pull them gardening. But instead of its fishing rods Norman used his bare hands grabbing the fish by the heels bring them back to their rightful home. And then there was others who saw this as an opportunity. For dinner. People were using whatever they had on hand from a plastic bag to a bucket this guy even trying to use an umbrella to scoop them up that they were just too big and fast. Got like 67 out of a day about having seven to ten pounds is that they came a body you. You yes they argued an Essex County parks and rec spokesperson said the lake that we quiet park in new work flooded after getting more than five inches of rain. My every morning at 6 o'clock the last two months bitch is still on the regular fishing united SYK it's up to assist him because this is my backyard. It breaches and easy to control so Lorenzo Davis stepped in to help. What got had a late he was breaking down and the other guy had a bucket and I had a net and we Jason and we relief than what they come right back wasn't put into the water at that come right back. You can see now they brought in this net to block off the streaming keep the fish from coming out of lake and onto the road but it's no easy task is you can see. And with more rain coming then if it'll be a long day ahead in new work Keller Rama channel seven Eyewitness News.

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