LA River rescue operation launched by firefighters in Atwater Village after man stranded in swift waters

  • Source: KABC-TV ABC 7 News
  • Published: 11/27/2019 10:49 AM

VIDEO: Firefighters on Wednesday morning rescued a man in Atwater Village after he became stranded in the fast-moving Los Angeles River. The man was seen clinging to a tree just south of Colorado Street as firefighters approached him in an inflatable raft that was tethered to the shore. After being helped into the boat and fitted with a life vest and helmet, the man was escorted to safety and medically evaluated by paramedics. Whether he suffered any injuries was unclear.


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