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Three rescued from rushing water near San Miguel

3 rescued after car gets stuck in San Marcos Creek near San Miguel

Cal Fire firefighters help a tow truck pull a car from rain-swollen San Marcos Creek west of San Miguel on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Earlier, they rescued a man, woman and child from the car.
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Cal Fire firefighters help a tow truck pull a car from rain-swollen San Marcos Creek west of San Miguel on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Earlier, they rescued a man, woman and child from the car.

A man, woman and child were rescued near San Miguel on Tuesday when their car stalled in rushing creek water.

About 1:30 p.m., Cal Fire received a call for assistance to a low-water crossing on San Marcos Creek, according to Cal Fire Capt. Dave Kay. The driver tried to shift gears mid-stream and the car stalled, Kay said.

No one was injured, and the car was towed to dry ground.

Gabby Ferreira: 805-781-7858, @Its_GabbyF

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