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Heavy Rain Causes Flash Flooding, Water Rescues Across Area

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Rain across our region has led to flooding in spots and even water rescues.

The fire department was called out to Montgomery Avenue and East Chestnut Street in West Chester to rescue a driver who got stranded in high water.

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Along Route 130 in Brooklawn, Camden County, all lanes are closed at Route 47 due to flood waters.

An ambulance in Camden had to be pulled from floodwaters on Harrison Avenue, near 19th Street. There were no patients in the Cooper ambulance at the time.

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At 34th and Spruce Streets in University City, people used their umbrellas to shield themselves from the downpours.

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