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Rob Lowe and son safe after being rescued from flood in France

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Rob Lowe and his son John Lowe are safe after being rescued from flood waters in their France vacation home.

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The actor and his son took to Twitter and Instagram to post photos of flooding that took place overnight in Grasse, France. Lowe took to Instagram to post a photo with the caption "This is right outside the house. Was twice as high at the worst, just before sunrise." Johnny Lowe posted a video of the first floor being flooded, and later sent out a special thank you to the fireman who saved them.

Thank you to the fireman that saved us from this nightmare. Happy for us all to be safe, thoughts to others" - Johnny Lowe

Officials have reported that this is one of the worst storms they have witnessed this year, with some areas having as much as 5 feet of water.

Water rising like that can be terrifying. There's only one rescue station in Grasse, and this storm required assistance from several other regional units. We were called out on a lot of emergency rescues yesterday." - Local Officials from Grasse, France

According to IMDB, Rob Lowe's next work is an animated film titled Monster Trucks, which does not have a release date yet. He is best known for his roles in West Wing, St. Elmo's Fire, Austin Powers, Brothers and Sisters as well as many more. The family continues an extended European vacation for now.

Glad we are safe. Grateful to first responders" - Rob Lowe

Rob Lowe's Twitter handle is @Rob Lowe (https://twitter.com/RobLowe) and his Instagram handle is @rhl64 (http://instagram.com/rhl64)

Johnny Lowe's Twitter handle is @Johnny_L0we (https://twitter.com/Johnny_L0we) and his Instagram handle is @JohnnyLowe (http://instagram.com/johnnylowe?modal=true)

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