Saturday, March 13th at 20:18 hrs Station 6 (Flourtown), Rescue and Boat 82 (Wyndmoor), and Rescue 29 (Barren Hill) were dispatched to the area of Northwestern Ave. and Germantown Pk. for the water rescue. Chief 6 arrived on scene to find a van, that had driven around a barricade and a gate, stalled in approx. 4 ft of water with two occupants. Crews arrived on scene and were ordered to attempt to walk out to the van, while Boat 82 was prepared to be launched in case the current was to strong to walk in. The crew walking out to the van reported back they were able to make it to the van and they were in the process of removing the occupants. Occupants were checked out at the scene by Springfield (311) Ambulance. Crews cleared at 20:50 hrs.
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