Rain Leads to Water-Related Rescues, Crews Prepare for More Storms
By Reginald Lewis - Office of Communication
Posted on May 27, 2015, May 27, 2015


Torrential rains caused some flash flooding Tuesday night, resulting in the Arlington Fire Department being called to 10 water-related rescues, mostly in the East Arlington-Johnson Creek area. No injuries were reported.

According to the National Weather Service, more rain is being forecasted for the Arlington area, which could bring more flooding.

Arlington crews are prepared to clean debris from roadways, culverts and other areas throughout the city. Crew members spend most of the weekend cleaning debris to help minimize flooding in certain areas.

If you need sandbags, the City of Arlington is offering free sandbags to residents and businesses ahead of the storms. Click here to read more.

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