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Two People Rescued After Being Trapped In An Arizona Home Raging Flood Waters

Authorities reached two people trapped after flood waters overran an Arizona house.

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Flash flooding occurred Tuesday near Phoenix, Az. due to torrential rainfall in the area.

Swift water rescue near 43rd Ave and New River Rd. #BREAKINGNEWS now on #abc15

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Swift water rescue near 43rd Ave and New River Rd. #BREAKINGNEWS now on #abc15

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Local media reported two people trapped by the flood waters in a home New River, Az.

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#SwiftWaterRescue happening RIGHT NOW on #abc15

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After lowering down onto the roof of the house, the rescue team was able to reach the people trapped inside.

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Update: The trapped inhabitants were rescued safely Tuesday afternoon by emergency responders.

Update: Two people and two dogs rescued from home surrounded by flood waters north of Phoenix - @12news

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Update: Two people and two dogs rescued from home surrounded by flood waters north of Phoenix - @12news

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A flash flood warning remains in effect near Phoenix, with reports of rainfall of more than 1-inch every 30 minutes.

1:28pm MST - New flash #flood warning NW of PHX - storm approaching #Yarnell Hill Fire burn scar; 1.4" rain in 30 min

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1:28pm MST - New flash #flood warning NW of PHX - storm approaching #Yarnell Hill Fire burn scar; 1.4" rain in 30 min

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