Three rescued from vehicle in McMinn Co. flash flooding

Water Rescue Englewood 2

From Englewood Fire Dept.

ENGLEWOOD, Tennessee (WDEF) – Firefighters rescued three people, including a small child, from a vehicle caught in flash flooding Wednesday night.

It happened in Englewood in McMinn County before 10 PM.

Swift-water certified members of the fire crew made it out to the vehicle that was in the middle of a flooded road.

They determined that the water was still rising, so they evacuated the occupants.

No one was hurt in the incident.

Englewood Fire, Etowah Rural Fire & Rescue, Athens Rural Fire & Rescue, Athens City Fire, Etowah City Fire, Englewood PD, AMR, and MCSO all took part in the effort.

Categories: Local News, McMinn County, Weather News