Fargo looking to system used in war zones to keep back Red River
FARGO, N.D. -- A portable wall system that shielded troops in Iraq and Afghanistan from bullets is being used to hold back floodwaters from the Red River. At least one city official believes the results will be the same.
"I think it's going to be a lifesaver," Al Weigel, Fargo's director of operations, said Monday as volunteers worked to help protect the city from what's predicted to be record flooding.
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