Downpours Result in Mudslide in Los Angeles County

The Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to multiple cars trapped by a mudflow in Los Angeles County, California, on Sunday, September 11, as the National Weather Service (NWS) warned of heavy downpours in the area.

Local news reported about 50 people were stranded due to the mudslide, and firefighters used LAFD helicopters to rescue some individuals.

LA County Public Works said road maintenance crews had also responded to the mudslide and advised motorists to avoid the area.

Footage captured by Paul Kay shows a tractor working to clear the debris and floodwaters streaming down the road. Credit: Paul Kay via Storyful

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