Just obtained video from a witness, Mesa resident Merrill Brimley, of firefighter/EMT making rescue of a woman who’s car went in a canal during storm in the northwest part of Mesa. Calculated risks are often taken to save lives. pic.twitter.com/VMg4Esukux
— Mesa (Arizona) Fire & Medical Dept (@MesaFireDept) July 10, 2018
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Crews from the Mesa Fire Department rescued a woman after her car went into a canal on Monday afternoon during monsoon storms.
According to fire officials, the incident happened on Bass Pro Drive near Loop 202 and Alma School Road.
It’s unclear at this time how the car ended up in the canal.
The woman was reportedly able to breathe in an air pocket inside the flooded car. Fire officials say the woman suffered minor injuries in the incident.