Water rescue team called out to help stranded rafters

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Thursday, July 4, 2013

A water rescue team was called out to help stranded rafters on Thursday. (WRDW-TV)
A water rescue team was called out to help stranded rafters on Thursday. (WRDW-TV)

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- The fire department and a water rescue team were called out to help a group stranded on the Savannah River Thursday afternoon.

Authorities say two adults and three children were out on the river when they stopped on a small island. While on the island, their raft floated away.

A water rescue team was called out and sent into the river to assist the group.

The right lane of I-20 eastbound along the state line was closed for the rescue, which slowed down traffic for a short period of time.

Everyone is said to be doing fine, and no one was injured.




 
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