Two shelters remain open as motorists on their way through the area and victims of flooding took refuge Wednesday night.

First Baptist Church in Minden took in 52 displaced flood victims or those stranded by major highway closures, volunteers said.

Esmeralda Eguin, of Boaz, Alabama, says she and her family were traveling from Alabama to Fort Worth to her niece’s wedding set for Friday when they came upon the flooded areas of Interstate 20. She says they didn’t know what they were going to do when they were diverted off I-20 into Minden.

“We have a broken car right now,” she said. “We

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