Eleven People Rescued from Swollen River in Azusa; One Remains Missing

Los Angeles River

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AZUSA (CNS) - One person remained missing Tuesday after 11 others were rescued from a swollen San Gabriel River in Azusa, authorities said.

Firefighters and rescue personnel from the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded at 6:09 p.m. Monday to North Todd and West Sierra Madre avenues near Encanto Park, where they learned the victims had been swept into the river, according to the LACFD.

The victims were rescued via helicopter.

Six dogs where also pulled from the raging river.

With more significant rain falling in Los Angeles County on Tuesday night, officials were warning people to be wary of possible flooding dangers on roads and rivers.

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