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.
#DCFD FFs responding to Broad Branch Rd & Beach Dr NW for the water rescue— DC Fire Fighters L36 (@IAFF36) June 11, 2013
Update - Broad Branch Rd & Beach Dr NW - 2 occupants stranded w/ car in swift water, #DCFD special ops enroute to rescue— DC Fire Fighters L36 (@IAFF36) June 11, 2013
Update Final - Broad Branch Rd & Beach Dr NW - 2 initial occupants found & safe; #DCFD FFs rescued 1 from water & located 2 more safe— DC Fire Fighters L36 (@IAFF36) June 11, 2013
WTOP's Michelle Basch contributed to this report.
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