VIDEO: 5 rescued from flash flood at San Jose creek

SAN JOSE (KRON) — San Jose Fire Department rescued five people Tuesday morning from a flooded San Jose creek.

As many as 20 people in a homeless encampment near Los Lagos Golf course were trapped after Coyote Creek flooded early this morning, according to San Jose Fire Department.

Some reportedly took to the trees to escape the dangerous waters.

Flash Flood Warning: Coyote Creek Santa Clara County

Others were sleeping when the creek started to flood and could not escape in time.

San Jose Firefighters responded to the scene.

Five people have been successfully rescued thus far, and there are no reports of any deaths at this time.

Paramedics were also on site, ready to tend to anyone who may have been injured.

San Jose Fire Department has since called off the search.

Stay with KRON4 for updates.

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