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Rescue crews respond to severe flooding in Milwaukie area

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MILWAUKIE, OR (KPTV) -

Rescue crews responded to Mount Scott Creek and Kellogg Creek in the Milwaukie area due to severe flooding spreading to numerous homes.

AIR 12 was over the scene Monday afternoon as Clackamas Fire District #1 crews used boats to reach people stuck in their homes in the area of Southeast Rusk Road and Highway 224.

Firefighters said they received reports of a bed-ridden person as well as someone in a wheelchair who could not escape their homes before the flood waters rolled in.

The Clackamas County Fire rescue crews have performed 13 boat rescues Monday, with eight happening at a care facility off of Rusk Road and five more at a business on Southeast Johnson Road.

Crews also notified almost 50 residents of an apartment complex on Southeast Lake to evacuate. The fire department is advising residents to stay away for at least a day to let the water recede before returning.

Heavy, sustained rainfall led to road closures and flooding throughout the metro area Monday

Images from AIR 12 showed flooding from the Milwaukie area creeks surrounding multiple homes and at least one apartment complex.

There were no immediate reports of any injuries.

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