Posted: Mar 16, 2012 5:29 PM by Olivia LaBorde
Updated: Mar 16, 2012 5:29 PM
CARENCRO - Cleanup is underway in the Lafayette area after heavy rains swamped the region earlier this week.
Five parishes included Lafayette Parish were flooded with up to three feet of rain.
A state of emergency was declared for the area.
The Red Cross says more than 1,200 homes were damaged.