Campers pass on rescue and remain camped out in the Stony Fork area. (PHOTO COURTESY OF STEPHANIE GAMBLE)

STONY FORK, TN (WLAF) – Members of the La Follette Rescue Squad responded to the call of people stranded because of flood waters.

According to officials with the squad, on Monday afternoon, neighbors reported that there was a group stranded by high water at a campsite in the Stony Fork area.

Those at the campsite chose to remain at the campsite rather than be rescued, based on one official’s response. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 09/06/2022-1PM)