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Man rescued from floodwaters in central Las Vegas wash

The Clark County Fire Department rescued a man from rushing floodwaters Monday night in the central valley.

Crews responded about 10:10 p.m. to reports of a person trapped in swift water in a wash on the 800 block of East Flamingo Road, according to CCFD Deputy Fire Chief Jeff Buchanan.

Firefighters were able to find the man and used ladders and ropes to pull him from the flood channel, Buchanan said. No one was injured.

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