Flooding prompts evacuation of Tucson care home

When first responders arrived at the private care home in the 4200 block of East Havasu Road on...
When first responders arrived at the private care home in the 4200 block of East Havasu Road on Sunday, July 31, they found about 3 feet of water inside.(Rural-Metro Fire Department)
Published: Aug. 1, 2022 at 8:31 AM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Residents of a private Tucson care facility had to be taken to an alternate safe place overnight because of flood waters at the home on Sunday, July 31.

According to the Rural Metro Fire Department, three engine companies and four ambulances were called out for the evacuation effort in the 4200 block of East Havasu Road at about 7:15 p.m.

When rescue crews arrived they found about 3 feet of water inside the residence.

There were no injuries associated with this incident. The water receded quickly and all the residents were taken safely to surrounding hospitals.

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department was also on scene to assist with the evacuation.

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