Water, rescues and wrecks greet Fairfax drivers again

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Storms pelted Fairfax County, once again, early Wednesday morning.

Broad Run near Manassas and Difficult Run are out of their banks.

Fairfax Fire units handled five rescues of people trapped by high water between between 3:20 and 5:50 a.m.

Around the county some two dozen roads had stretches that had to be closed. They included:

Sully District Station

Fairfax Station Road between Innisvale Drive and Moonpatterns Trail – Water in the roadway

12300 block of Chapel Road – Water in the roadway

Clifton Creek Drive at Main Street – Water in the roadway

Melville Lane at Sand Rock Lane – Tree down

Mclean District Station

Beulah Road between Browns Mill Road and Mill Race Estates Drive – Water in the roadway

Mason District Station

3540 block of Woodburn Road – Water in the roadway

3400 block of Prosperity Avenue – Water in the roadway

Reston District Station

Leesburg Pike eastbound at Serenity Woods Lane – Water in the roadway

Walker road at Park Royal Drive – Water in the roadway

10050 block of Browns Mill Road – Mud and water in the roadway

Springvale Road at Crippen Court – Water in the roadway

Springvale Road at Brevity Drive – Water in the roadway

Hunter Mill Road at Hunter Station Road – Water in the roadway

Hunter Mill Road at Cedar Pond Drive – Water in the roadway

Riverbend Road at Mine Run Road – Water in the roadway

West Springfield District Station

Braeburn Drive at Pontiac Drive – Tree down

Fair Oaks District Station

Bennett Road at Wynnewood Place – Tree down

Fox Mill Road at Shady Mill Lane – Road blocked

Soapstone Drive at Lawyers Road – Tree down

Stuart Mill Road at Twin Mill Lane – Wires down

Miller Heights Road at Blenheim Drive – Tree down

Birdfoot Lane at Stuart Mill Road – Water in the roadway




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Ed Tobias
Ed Tobias brings more than four decades of reporting and news management experience to his work at FairfaxNews. Tobias managed news coverage for Associated Press Radio for over twenty years.  This included coverage of the 9/11 attacks, the Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina, the death of Princess Diana, the Challenger and Columbia shuttle disasters and national election primaries, conventions and campaigns.  He was part of the team that built AP’s on-line video operation. Prior to joining AP, Tobias was News Director at all-news WTOP in Washington, D.C. He has won two Ohio State Awards for his reporting and producing and he led coverage that won an Edward R. Murrow Award.