Saturday’s Water Rescues in Raleigh/Wake County

Here's take one of a list of the water rescues in Raleigh and Wake County, from Saturday morning through early Sunday morning. Awaiting data from Cary. Another post coming about the two rescues of rescuers, on Old Stage Road and Rose Lane.

Address Units Time Notes
Southgate & Proctor E3, L4, R1,
M2, B5, B2
11:38 a.m. Reported as car stuck in water, with occupants inside. M2 cancelled en route.
Atlantic & Hodges Sq 7, Mini 2, L2 12:26 p.m. Car in very low water. L2 walked occupant out.
2960 Claremont Rd M2 3:02 p.m. Car in water, up to mid-door. Crews walked out to vehicle, and found no occupant.
1001 Wake Town Drive Sq14, L2, R1,
B5, M3(add)
3:21 p.m. Car in flooded parking lot. Police advised victim was out. Sq14 continued to scene, all other units cleared.
Lake Woodard & Timberlake E12, Sq14, L5,
B2, M2(add)
3:50 p.m. Dispatched as three people in a tree. Found three people who self-rescued.
Poole & Sunnybrook E12, L8, M2, B1 4:09 p.m. Reported car drove past/through barricades, entered water, and was stranded in water up to roof. M2 cancelled en route.
Anderson & Oxford M3 4:10 p.m. Car parked in flooded lot, no occupant. M2 cancelled en route.
Atlantic & Hodges Sq7, L4, M2(add) 4:14 p.m. Reported as vehicle in water. M2 cancelled en route.
Lumley & Brier Creek E24, L6, R1,
B4, M3(add)
4:32 p.m. Reported as several vehicles stuck in high water. M3 cancelled en route.
Glenwood & Creedmoor E16, L1 4:34 p.m. Reported as subject trapped in sinking vehicle. E16 found impassible flooding on Creedmoor Road between Glenwood and Crabtree Valley Avenue. Several vehicles in water. Victim had self-evacuated, and was not in distress. L1 cancelled.
Gorman & Avent Ferry E20, L7, M3 4:57 p.m. Reported as police car in flood water. M3 cancelled en route.
708 Hawes Court E6, L2, M2(add) 5:30 p.m. Several people trapped in first and second story apartment building(s). Crews floated out nine people, three cats, and two dogs. M2 was there about an hour. Water was chest high at times.
Lake Wheeler & I-40 E20, E2, L4,
M2, M3(add)
5:46 p.m. Reported by passing motorist as two vehicles in water, up to windows. M2 cancelled en route.
1988 S. State Street E10, L8, M3 6:02 p.m. Reported as State Street and I-40. M3 cancelled en route.
Sunnybrook & Middle Branch E12, L8, M3 6:06 p.m. Water rescue. E12 and police determined it was a repeat call, for a vehicle found earlier in day. L3 on scene, M3 cancelled en route.
2351 S. Saunders M3 6:11 p.m. Reported as vehicle floating in water.
4200 Blue Ridge Sq7, L3, M2,
6:19 p.m. M3 cancelled M2, and were in turn cancelled en route.
Wilmington St. & City Farm E1, L4, M3(add) 6:19 p.m. E1 had cleared when M3 arrived.Stalled car in the curve of Keeter Center Drive, just south of the intersection. Two people walked out of water that was mid-door height.
Rose Lane & Maplewood E12, L8, + more 6:58 p.m. RFD
8:23 p.m. RDU
~9:15 p.m. CHFD
10:48 p.m. AFD
Multi-hour major incident, one person in a tree, then two rescuers stranded, after boat capsized. Mutual aid from RDU (!), Chapel Hill FD, South Orange RS, and Apex FD. See narrative below. Also dispatched for later RFD units as 759 Rose Lane
508 Bailey Drive E2, L4 7:04 p.m. Reported as vehicle stuck in water with person inside.
2505 Atlantic Avenue E9, L2, B5 7:24 p.m. Vehicle stuck in water. Occupant self-evacuated.
Wake Forest & McNeil E9, L4 7:38 p.m. Reported as vehicle submerged in water, with occupant partially out of vehicle.
Edwards Mill and Creedmoor E16, L3 7:57 p.m. Reported as van stranded in water, after complainant tried driving through flooded area. Dispatched again at 8:33 p.m. for E16, L1.
1100 Sunnybrook Rd.   8:00 p.m. Reported as police on scene for water rescue on Walnut Creek Trail.
Peterson Street (off Garner Road) E1, L4, B5 8:38 p.m. Cancelled en route. Reported as vehicle in water.
1823 Garner Road E2, L4, B5 9:15 p.m. Reported as car stranded in water, with occupant inside. Reportedly drove into water, after warning signs had blown away.
Wade Avenue & Edwards Mill Sq14, L7, R1,
M3, B3, WWFD P196
9:19 p.m. Location was westbound I-40 onto Wade Avenue. Car off of roadway and victim was out of vehicle. Western Wake handled, and Raleigh units were cancelled.
Wake Forest & Hodges E11, L2, M2(add) 10:22 p.m. Reported as vehicle floating in water. M2 cancelled en route.
1608 Riverview E26, EWFD P4 10:52 p.m. Upon arrival, subject out of vehicle with no complaints. Vehicle fully submerged in roadway.
New Bern & Poole E1, L4, B5, M2(add) 11:32 p.m. Reported vehicle in water, unable to locate. Right after units cleared, dispatcher asked them to check Sunnybrook & Middle Branch. Found two males sitting on roof of submerged car in still water. Crews hand-carried raft into water.
3241 Calumet E12, E21, M2(add) 11:11 p.m. Flooded apartment, occupants escorted out.
2414 Wake Forest Road E11, L2, M2(add) 12:14 a.m., Sunday Male subject stranded by surrounding water. He attempted to cross flooded road, was pulled down stream, ended up next to paint store, broke and entered and called 911. Crews paddled from McNeil to rescue.
Barwell Rd. & Shirley St.   1:07 a.m. See EWFD below.
Mutual aid to Zebulon Sq7, M2 6:56 a.m., Sunday See ZFD below.
Atlantic Ave. E11, L2, R1, M3, B5 7:02 a.m., Sunday Reported as vehicle stuck in water.

Wake County

District Address Units Time Notes
CFD 100 Macalyson Ct.   11:39 a.m.  
EWFD Barwell Rd. & Shirley St. P4, P2, C1, Boat 1,
9:42 p.m. Single vehicle drove through and flooded out, no rescue or people issues.
EWFD Barwell Rd. & Shirley St. P4, P2, C1, Boat 1,
RFD E26, B2, M2(add).
1:07 a.m., Sunday Vehicle drove past barricade, spun entirely around, and was washed downstream, reported Wake SO. Female subject stuck in a tree. Battalion 2 requested Squad 7 and Mini 2 with boat trailer. Due to location access from Station 26 side, RFD arrived ahead of EWFD, and rescue was made. M2 pulled up to water s edge, attached rope to front of mini-pumper, attached to raft, and retrieved woman. Subject refused medical treatment.
FFD 6700 Fayetteville Road. ???   Cars in water, Garner FD requested for assistance.
FFD Holly Springs & Penny E1, R1, C2 4:19 p.m.  
FFD Johnson Pond & Bells Lake ??? 7:27 p.m.  
FVFD 9701 Lake Wheeler Road ???   Cars in flood water, several on top of their vehicles, after driving into water.
FVFD NC 42 and Mt. Pleasant Roads. ??? 7:25 p.m. Car in flood water. Cary Rescue 2 to scene, for swift water assistance.
FVFD Old Stage Rd & Eric St. GFD
6:10 p.m. GFD
6:11 p.m. RFD
7:57 p.m. AFD
Also RFD Squad 7 and Mini 2, and which became a major incident involving three trapped FFs. Apex FD also responded. See narrative.
FVFD Old Stage & Panther Lake AFD R2 9:16 p.m.  
GFD 7218 Gentle Valley E3, B1 9:53 p.m.  
GFD NC 42 & Barber Bridge E2, R2 3:27 p.m.  
GFD NC 42 & Sauls Road ??? 4:38 p.m.  
GFD Old Stage & Vandora Springs ???   Car in water.
GFD Old Stage & Banks E2, B1,
2:36 p.m. Car disappeared, two victims in water.
HFD 4089 Country Club Road, also as Dukes Lake & Country Club R9, Boat 22, WFD R110 4:22 p.m.  
HSFD Cass Holt & Rex Sq 1, B1 3:48 p.m.  
HSFD Green Oaks & New Hill AFD Boat 1 + ??? 4:58 p.m.,
5:15 p.m. for AFD
Car stranded in water, two people rescued. Apex FD swift water with mutual aid. Also cited as Old Holly Springs Road.
SCFD Lake Wheeler and Penny Road R1, FFD E3, C1   Cars stuck in flood waters.
WFD NC 97 at Little River WFD, ZFD, RFD M2(add) 6:56 a.m., Sunday Used raft attached to bumper of mini-pumper. Used ferry angle.
WFFD Harris Road & West Oak Avenue   6:21 p.m.  
ZFD US 64 & Arendell Avenue P91, R9, C1 3:35 p.m. Cars stuck in high flood water.
ZFD US 64 & US 264 P92, C2 5:01 p.m.  
ZFD W. Gannon & Water Plant Rd. P91, R9, C1 ~12:09 a.m., Sunday  
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