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Numerous swift water rescues on Thursday

Posted at 4:08 PM, Jun 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-01 02:44:26-04

2 people were saved in a swift water rescue on Thursday in Las Vegas.

It was reported around 3 :50 p.m. near Boulder Highway and Mulberry Drive.

Firefighters were able to rescue 2 individuals with dogs who were in the wash. All were rescued and are conscious and breathing. It is unknown if they will need to be taken to the hospital.

2 more women were also rescued at a wash near Desert Inn and Hollywood on Thursday. Firefighters were able to help them return to land safely. There were no injuries.

Clark County Fire Department responded to another swift water incident this located at the wash off of Pebble Road.  
Firefighters were able to rescue 1 homeless adult and his cat. He was transported with unknown injuries.