One Surprise family is extra lucky after their son was saved from fast waters near a storm drain at an elementary school Monday.
Brandon Espie with Surprise Fire Department says the young boy was caught in the storm drain located by Kingswood Elementary School near Bell and Reems roads.
The boy’s father was able to pull his son out of a potentially deadly situation and the boy was taken to the hospital as a precaution.
Espie says not all details of the incident are available, but it appears that the boy simply got caught in the current of the storm drain near a green belt area.
Many Valley residents are spending the day playing in flooded parks and open spaces, but it’s best to avoid these areas, no matter how tempting they look.