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11 rescued in Wickenburg after strong monsoon brings flooding, heavy rain

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BUCKEYE, Arizona — Authorities say 11 people have been rescued in Wickenburg following a hard-hitting monsoon that struck a trailer park.

KSAZ-TV reports (http://goo.gl/iwxHlP) that Wickenburg Fire Chief Ed Temerowski says six adults and five children were pulled from homes late Monday after flooding from a wash overtook the area.

Officials say severe weather also knocked out power to around 200 customers nearby.

Avondale, Buckeye, and El Mirage also were hit with heavy rains.


Information from: KSAZ-TV, http://www.myfoxphoenix.com

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