Apache Junction Firefighters Rescue Man in Van in Deep Water; 2 Inches Rain in Arizona

A firefighter with the Apache Junction Fire Department rescued a driver stuck in flood waters in Arizona on Tuesday.

Apache Junction firefighters pulled up to a white van in deep water to rescue the driver on Thursday morning. The driver of the van was able to step across the gap between the van and the fire engine with the help of balance support from a firefighter. Heavy rain up to 2 inches hit the area north of Phoenix, Arizona.


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