LOVELAND, Colo. (CBS4) – Thanks to the Colorado National Guard, a baby in Loveland made it through last weekend’s blizzard. Baby Lucy depends on an oxygen machine, but electricity was knocked out at her home with her family.
Her mother called the Loveland Fire Rescue Authority, and guard members responded.READ MORE: Denver Weather: Another Hot And Hazy Day, But Most Of What You See Is Not Smoke
They drove 90 minutes west of Loveland to pick the family up.READ MORE: Here's Why We Need To 'Stop At The Click' When Getting Gas In Our Vehicles
“Luckily, we get a cell phone signal behind the house. So we were able to climb up to the highest spot to call and find some help. So how we are on our way to town so our baby is safe,” said the mother.
The family went to a Loveland fire station where there was power for Lucy’s oxygen machine.MORE NEWS: As Drought Cuts Hay Crop, Cattle Ranchers Face Culling Herds
After being activated by Gov. Jared Polis, the national guard also rescued numerous other stranded drivers in northern Colorado.