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Multiple water rescues in our region

Five agencies responded to a family of 4 stuck on the Rogue River. Rural Metro Fire responded to a handful of other water rescues as well.

Posted: Jul 7, 2019 11:47 AM
Updated: Jul 7, 2019 11:50 AM

SOUTHERN OREGON, --- Grants Pass Public Safety Fire-Rescue, Rural Metro Fire, American Medical Respond, Rogue River Fire and the Jackson County Sheriff's Office rescued a family stranded in the middle of the Rogue River. 

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office says the family's canoe hit a rock and left them stranded in the middle of the river near Savage Rapids County Park. The couple was able to call 911. The Sheriff's Office says thankfully everyone was wearing a life jacket and nobody was hurt.

Rural Metro Fire was busy with other water rescues from stuck boats to head injuries from diving into shallow water.

The fire department posted on it's Facebook page the list of rescues it had just on Saturday. A kayaker was stuck on a rock, a swimmer got a head injury from diving into shallow water near Griffin Park and a couple of rafts flipped at Baker Park. Luckily the fire department said all these incidents have turned out ok. It wants to make sure everyone wears a life jacket while on the river or lake. Some parks have loaners you can borrow. 

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