WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Winston-Salem firefighters had to rescue eight people in three separate incidents due to flooding on Thursday night.
This comes after there was heavy rainfall and hail as a result of evening storms.
Reports of flooding rescue calls came in on the following streets:
- S. Main at Waughtown: people were rescued from a vehicle stalled in high water.
- S. Hawthorne Road and Lockland Avenue: people rescued from a vehicle stalled in high water
- NW Hawthorne Road and NW Glade Street: two people trapped under a bridge by high water.
First responders say the people rescued are okay.
There was also flooding on Business 40 near Cloverdale and also reports of downed trees.