Lacey Water Rescue Team rescues person from Nisqually River
Posted on Monday, August 17th, 2020 at 5:32 pm
LACEY, WA – The Lacey Water Rescue Team responded to calls for help after one person could not get out of the Nisqually River on Sunday night.
LFD3 water rescue team responding mutual aid to Nisqually river for a non-injury water rescue. Victim has been on the river since last night, but rough terrain has made it difficult to reach without our boat. pic.twitter.com/tJ96rhiZ3N
— Lacey Fire (@LaceyFireDist3) August 17, 2020
According to Lacey Fire Dept, the person in need of aid had been at the Nisqually River since Sunday night, but rescue teams were unable to get to them until noon on Monday. The victim was rescued and reunited with their family without suffering any injuries.
Lacey authorities warn swimmers that the river can turn dangerous very quickly and that rescue teams sometimes cannot navigate the terrain to get to people who need help.
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