VAN NUYS, Calif. - Firefighters rescued a man in distress from the Sepulveda Basin in Van Nuys Thursday after rain from a winter storm flooded the area.
The Los Angeles Fire Department says they responded to the area of Burbank Blvd. and Woodley Ave. just after 1:30 a.m.
Flood waters were said to be 3 to 6 feet deep.
The 52-year-old man was brought to safety on an inflatable boat and evaluated for potential hypothermia.
An LAFD helicopter was searching the area to be sure no other people needed rescue, officials said.