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Person Rescued from Flooded Road in Montgomery Countya

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (DC News Now) — Montgomery County Fire and EMS said it rescued a person who fled their vehicle when the road flooded.

A flash flood warning hit parts of D.C. and Montgomery County on Thursday, leading to multiple water rescues in the area. Montgomery County Fire rescued people from a vehicle trapped in high water at Dorset Ave. and Little Falls Parkway in Kenwood.

Multiple vehicles were also stuck in flooding in Montgomery County. Fire officials said in a post on the X platform that Brighton Dam Rd. was closed between Bordly Dr. and New Hampshire Ave. in Brookville due to high water levels on the roadway.

Crews said that at around 4:30 a.m., several vehicles were caught in the road as it flooded. One person had to be rescued using boats. The person reportedly left their vehicle and was swept downstream where they clung onto a tree until rescue.

Source: DC News Now