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Flooding leads to several D.C. water rescues

WASHINGTON – Extreme weather in the area had D.C. firefighters very busy Monday night.

High water trapped four people in cars but they were rescued near the East Capitol Street bridge around 9:30 p.m.

The D.C. Firefighters Associations Local 26 also Tweeted that they rescued another person from high water in the area of Broad Branch Road and Beach Drive NW before 9 p.m.

Check out a timeline of the tweets.

WTOP’s Michelle Basch contributed to this report.

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