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SEE IT: Floodwaters From Ida Cause Basement Wall To Collapse

CRANFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) -- Surveillance video captured the frightening moment floodwaters from Ida caused a basement wall to collapse at a Cranford home Wednesday.

In the video, a person can be seen walking in the basement through water up to their ankles.

The family was downstairs trying to clean up when the wall suddenly gave way and several feet of water came pouring in.

"The water just came in and, like, lifted me off my feet. I just remember being to the ceiling," Janice Valle said. "I can't swim, so I was afraid to leave that spot that I knew I had a little bit of air to breathe."

Fortunately, other family members heard her screaming and rushed downstairs to help.

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