Crews conducted multiple rescues near Rosburg, southwest Washington, on Tuesday, December 5 after heavy rainfall triggered “major flooding” in the region, the National Weather Service said.
According to the United States Coast Guard (USCG) Pacific Northwest, crews received a request to rescue four people trapped in their home by floodwaters and rescued another person trapped on the roof of a truck.
The crew airlifted the person from the roof and hoisted the remaining four people to safety. All five people were reported to be in stable conditions.
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