WATCH: Firefighters in Arizona rescue woman trapped in submerged car

WATCH: Woman Trapped in Submerged Car Rescued By Firefighters in Arizona

MESA, Ariz. — A quick-moving storm in Arizona caused a woman's car to plunge into a canal Monday afternoon, but firefighters were able to perform a dramatic rescue.

When first responders arrived at the scene in Mesa, they found the car submerged upright, azcentral.com reported. The driver had found an air pocket, and firefighters used a rope attachment to extract her from the vehicle, azcentral.com reported.

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The dramatic rescue was captured on video.

Woman rescued from car into a canal

‪Our firefighter/EMT rescuing a woman whose car went in a canal during a heavy storm in the northwest part of Mesa. Calculated risks are often taken to save lives. ‬#firefighter #rescue

Posted by Mesa Fire and Medical Department on Monday, July 9, 2018

The woman suffered only minor injuries, and no firefighters were injured during the rescue, azcentral.com reported.