Rescuer washed away by strong current in Los Angeles River

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  1. dawg

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    While saving two people clinging to trees in the rain surged Los Angeles River, a rescuer was swept away by the strong current. Another rescuer rushes down the bank and tosses his partner a rope and rescues the rescuer.

    A nasty storm hit Southern California and has damaged at least eight homes, led to a number of mandatory evacuations in Los Angeles, Ventura and Orange counties, and left tens of thousands without power.

    The storm, which began Thursday night, brought heavy rain, strong winds, rock slides and debris flows to the area overnight.

    A stretch of Pacific Highway has been shut down in both directions because of a mudslide, and street flooding in the Sepulveda Basin led to multiple road closures.
     
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  2. Mark Mayonnaise

    Mark Mayonnaise You look like a tree! VIP

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    Harrowing
     
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    There is your real heroes right there.
     
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    :yes::yippee:
     
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    Happens around here all the time. Kids like fucking around by the culverts when we get heavy rains and they get sucked under. Water is so fucking powerful. It ain't no joke.
     
  7. Mark Mayonnaise

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    Calm down Poseidon
     
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    :omg:
     
  9. Butcher

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    I concur :usflag:
     
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    He was doing his job Howard.
     
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    Look at motherfuckin' Neptune over here
     
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    He has that helmet and protective gear on, he was never in any real danger. He just went for a little ride. Looked fun actually.
     
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    Happens here at least hourly.
     
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    This...that guy could have floated on his back all the way to Long Beach. :c
     
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    More heroic than the goddamn poleese.
     
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    "He's just doing his job"- ROQ
     
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