Fire fighters/ police work to rescue patient near river Monday

Trail Champion
By Trail Champion
April 24th, 2018

Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue was called Monday afternoon for a river rescue,according to Cpt.. Grant Tyson.

Tyson said they received a call from RCMP at 5:35 p.m. indicating a patient was trying to enter the Columbia River with the intention of harming themselves.

“A search along the shoreline was made, however the patient was found on the Trail bridge and safely taken into custody by the RCMP,” he said.

Three firefighters responded, and the situation was resolved by 5:57 p.m.

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