Cleveland firefighters, police rescue residents trapped in flooded basement of apartment

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW)– Cleveland Fire said Sunday morning it rescued a person who was trapped in the flooded basement of an apartment.

According to the Cleveland police, the rescue happened in the 2000 block of Stearns Road.

Massive flooding in the basement level apartments trapped several residents.

Firefighters and officers from Cleveland’s 3rd districted assisted the residents to Safety .

A firefighter suffered a minor injury during the rescue.

**See flooding throughout Northeast Ohio in the video, above**

Ten people have been displaced from apartments and four others sheltered in place. The Red Cross is helping them.


Heavy rain fell in parts of Northeast Ohio both Saturday and Sunday morning. A flash flood warning is in effect for Cuyahoga County.

**Weather updates**

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