PACOIMA (CNS) – Los Angeles City Fire Department crews rescued several people today from a wash under the Laurel Canyon Bridge in Pacoima.

The individuals were on dry land near the rushing water, according to Nicholas Prange with the LAFD.

Firefighters set up a rope system for safety during the operation. Crews helped those people move to a safer location on higher ground, said Prange.

Laurel Canyon Boulevard was temporarily closed from Fox Street to Paxton Street.

No injuries were reported.

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