Multiple cars stuck in California mudslide: officials

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A mudslide in california resulted in multiple vehicles getting stuck in mud and debris, firefighters said.

Fire units responded to the mudslide to help about 50 people in two dozen cars. The mud had reportedly pushed vehicles across the road.

The landslide occurred near Pine Canyon Road between Shaffer Road and Blaisdell Road, the Los Angeles County Fire Department wrote in the tweet.

A mudslide in California left several vehicles stuck in mud and debris, firefighters said.
(Twitter/Los Angeles County Fire Department)

According to the department, units arrived at the scene around 7:40 PM to help free the vehicles that were unable to escape mud and debris flow.

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Some people were rescued by firefighters on the ground and others were taken to safety by helicopters from the Los Angeles Fire Department, according to LAFD.

Red Cross and Public Works were notified.

Southbound Lake Hughes Road south of Elizabeth Lake Road and other roads in the area were closed due to the mudslide.

The incident was still active, according to the fire service.

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Firefighters arrived at the scene around 7:40 PM to free the vehicles that were unable to escape the mud and debris flow.

Firefighters arrived at the scene around 7:40 PM to free the vehicles that were unable to escape the mud and debris flow.
(Twitter/Los Angeles County Fire Department)

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So far, police and firefighters have not said if anyone was injured in the mudslide.



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