ST. LOUIS – 15 children and three adults were rescued from flash flooding at a daycare center Thursday night.

The daycare at Cornerstone Institutional Baptist Church is on Washington Avenue at Olive Street. St. Louis firefighters helped evacuate the children and adults there.

St. Louis fire crews responded to multiple locations for rescues and people trapped in vehicles Thursday afternoon amid heavy rainfall and flash flooding.

Rescue efforts were also made in the following areas, according to the St. Louis Fire Department:

  • Goodfellow & Selber Ct. (Just south of Natural Bridge)
  • N. Kingshighway & Lexington
  • Natural Bridge between Hamilton – Darby:
  • N. Tucker & Cass
  • Page & Union
  • Delmar & Goodfellow
  • Marcus & San Francisco
  • Delmar & Clarendon
  • 5300 block of Maple
  • Natural Bridge & Marcus
  • Lindell & Union
  • 4700 block of Washington (Daycare Facility)
  • N. Vandeventer & Washington
  • 4000 block of Lindell
  • 5050 Oakland
  • N. Vandeventer & Olive