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Philadelphia firecrews rescue stranded residents from floods

Thursday, May 01, 2014 - 00:51

May 1 - Fire crews rescue two adults and a child trapped in Philadelphia flood waters, in one of at least four reported rescues in the Philly area following torrential rains. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Search and rescue operation were underway in the Manayunk neighborhood of Philadelphia on Thursday morning (May 1). Emergency crews rescued dozens of motorists who thought they could drive through standing water, after heavy rain pounded the state's Delaware Valley and caused flooding conditions throughout the region. A state of emergency was declared in Delaware County and local officials were reminding residents to not drive through flooded roadways.

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Philadelphia firecrews rescue stranded residents from floods

Thursday, May 01, 2014 - 00:51