[UPDATED With Photo] Woman Trapped on Vehicle with Rising Water
According to the scanner and the CHP incident page, a woman’s vehicle is stalled in the water. Initially, it was reported that she was trapped inside, but last we heard she was “climbing onto the roof of the car.” Dispatchers are saying the water is rising around her.
Dispatchers are trying to see if Humboldt Bay Fire can send a rescue swimmer to the scene. We’ll update this post when we have more information.
Update 7:17 a.m.: Dispatchers have confirmed that Humboldt Bay Fire can send a swimmer. Most recent reports are saying that the vehicle is just east of Murphy’s Market.
Update 7:19 a.m.: Crews at the scene are reporting that the water is up to the tires of the vehicle. At this point, we still don’t know what type of vehicle is involved.
Update 7:20 a.m.: According to the scanner, the victim has been rescued. All additional units are being canceled.