PGFD conducts several swift water rescues

PRINCE GEORGE'S CO., MD. -- The Prince George's County Fire Department conducted several water rescues Tuesday afternoon as a result of flashing flooding caused by heavy rains.

11 people were rescued from a business and parking lot between Old Ritchie and Ritchie Roads when flooding trapped them on the property. A driver was also rescued from Ritchie Rd. after his car was stuck in the high flood water.

Four people were rescued from a truck that was stuck in high water along Ritchie Marlboro Rd. underneath the Beltway.

One person was rescued from a building in the 6100 block of Suitland Rd. after they were stranded by high water.

No injuries were reported.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.