A rescue team navigated flooded farmland in a boat to save a 70-year-old woman and her dog from rising floodwaters and made another critical rescue, a pot of stew from the woman’s stove.

Geneva Taptto frantically began calling for help Wednesday when she realized her rural home near Walters was surrounded by floodwaters.

Local sheriff’s deputies and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol’s lake division sent a rescue boat to save the woman and her dog.

“They couldn’t get the boat to the house. They had to wade in water to get me and the dog,” Taptto said. “They even brought the stew. I worked all morning on that stew.”