SHAH ALAM: Seven employees of a driving institute in Jalan Kuala Selangor, Ijok, near here have been rescued after they were trapped for about 30 minutes due to a flash flood.
Selangor Fire and Rescue Department director Wan Md Razali Wan Ismail said firefighters received an emergency call at 11.02am on Sunday (June 4) seeking assistance to rescue the victims aged 18 to 55.
He said five firefighters from the Bestari Jaya Fire and Rescue Station were deployed to the scene, and the floodwater was estimated to be about 1m deep.
"All the victims were working when the flood hit, trapping them in the office of the driving institute.
"Water is still pooling around the area," he said, adding that the rescue operation was carried out using a fibreglass boat. – Bernama