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From Roanoke Fire and EMS Facebook Page

UPDATE: At 7:35am, Roanoke Fire-EMS was dispatched to a water rescue at 13th St and North Ave NE (Tinker Creek). Units arrived to find one vehicle partially submerged in the water with one patient still inside. Our department’s Swift Water and Heavy Technical Rescue Teams were deployed to extricate the patient. The patient has been safely extricated from the vehicle and out of the water. The patient was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

 

 

From Roanoke City Fire-EMS At 7:35 am, Roanoke Fire-EMS was dispatched to a water rescue at 13th St and North Ave NE. Units arrived to find one vehicle submerged in the water with one patient still inside. Our department’s specialty teams are on scene working to extricate the patient. #SWT #SwiftWater