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Hurricane Harvey heroes rescued senior citizens out of a flooded nursing home.

Hurricane Harvey heroes rescued senior citizens out of a flooded nursing home.

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18 senior citizens have been rescued out of La Vita Bella assisted living facility in Dickinson, Texas, thanks to a viral tweet.

On Sunday morning, Timothy McIntosh tweeted a photo of the senior citizens stranded in waist-high water, many of whom were in wheelchairs. His mother-in-law, who owns the facility, sent him the photo. McIntosh posted it on Twitter with the cry for help: "Need help asap emergency services please RETWEET."

https://twitter.com/DividendsMGR/status/901805772635561984

According to The Galveston County Daily News, David Popoff, the Dickinson emergency management coordinator, has confirmed that all 18 people have been rescued. “We were air-lifting grandmothers and grandfathers,” Popoff said.

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