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Multiple water rescues reported around Las Vegas valley

Posted at 8:58 AM, Jan 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-09 19:01:25-05

UPDATE 4 P.M. JAN. 9: North Las Vegas Fire Department rescued a man and woman at around 9:30 a.m. this morning from a wash east of Belmont Street and Carey Avenue. Swift water rescue teams from Clark County and Las Vegas joined North Las Vegas in the rescue efforts. The couple was not injured but they were shaken by the experience.

Henderson Fire Department also posted this video of a man being rescued from a wash near Eastern Avenue and St. Rose Parkway. The man was also not injured in that incident.


13 Action News reporter Parker Collins was at the scene of one of several water rescues reported in the Las Vegas valley.

Here are a few tweets of other water rescues occurring across the city.

Regional Flood Control is warning people of the dangers surrounding the Las Vegas washes during today's weather.